Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Nutrition 21’s Chromium Histidinate Protects Brain

From Natural Products INSIDER

Chromium histidinate, from Nutrition 21 Inc., helped to protect the brain from damage caused by hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) induced by a high dose of insulin, according to a study presented at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) annual meeting in Washington.

Researchers at Firat University tested the ability of chromium histidinate to protect the brain against hypoglycemia caused by a high dose of injected insulin. They found that rats fed chromium histidinate prior to the insulin injection had significantly less insulin-induced brain damage compared to the untreated control group.
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