Our body uses chromium for the metabolism of glucose and because of this, it is needed for energy. It also plays a vital role in the synthesis of cholesterol, fats, and proteins.
Chromium supplements are often taken because studies have shown that chromium helps to promote lean muscle mass and increased fat loss.
Which of course is the goal of anyone trying to lose weight. The average American diet does not include enough chromium which is why you may want to add chromium supplements to your diet.
As with many essential nutrients, chromium levels in your body tend to decrease with age. A defiiciency in chromium can lead to:
- Inadequate metabolism of amino acids
- Glucose intolerance (specifically in those with diabetes)
- Increase risk of arteriosclerosis
Herbalife Snack Defense chromium supplements :
- Excellent source of chromium
- Helps support blood sugar levels already within a normal range*
- Contains Gymnema, which also helps support the absorption rate of glucose*
When you consume too many carbohydrates, your body can experience a sudden increase in blood sugar and insulin levels, causing it to store fat. Gymnema, a key ingredient in Snack Defense chromium supplements, helps decrease the absorption rate of glucose in the body.
Chromium is a cofactor that helps insulin perform its function, by allowing better cell-absorption of glucose. Gymnema and chromium help your body handle sugar from your meals.