CHResearchAssignment - CameronHorton November17,2010...

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Cameron Horton Introduction to Nutrition  November 17, 2010 Chromium Picolinate Summary: The supplement Chromium Picolinate claims that it will encourage weight loss, suppress  your appetite, build muscle and lean mass, has been used as an alternative to lower  cholesterol, to improve the use of glucose within the body, treat diabetes, and maybe even  prevent heart disease. Chromium Picolinate works to increase the efficiency at which your body  is using glucose. This supplement is made up of the element chromium with picollnic acid added  in. The element chromium is a mineral that naturally occurs in food, but with more and more  processed foods being consumer people is lacking the daily intake of chromium. Chromium  Picolinate is considered to be one of the best sources of chromium the other best source is  brewer’s yeast.  It has been said that chromium Picolinate works in a way that will encourage the  functions of insulin and it will manage the breaking down of glucose and fat better. There have  also been claims that with the efficiency improved on the insulin that serotonin will increase its  production which will suppress your hunger. This all leads to the claims that it will melt away all 
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2011 for the course POLSCI 1123 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '11 term at Oklahoma State.

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