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NOW Foods - Tri-Chromium 500 mcg. - 180 Vegetarian Capsules

  • Code#:54559
  • Manufacturer:NOW Foods
  • Size/Form:180  Vegetarian Capsules
  • Packaged Ship Weight:1.40
  • Servings:180
  • Dosage Size:1  Capsule(s)
NOW Foods Tri-Chromium with Cinnamon 500 mcg - 180 Vegetarian Capsules

Now Foods Tri-Chromium with Cinnamon supports helthy glucose metabolsim.  Now Foods Tri-Chromium with Cinnamon contains chromium, an essential trace mineral that works with insulin to support healthy blood glucose levels already within the normal range and plays an important role in the proper utilization of protein, fat and carbohydrates. Cinnamon in Now Foods Tri-Chromium with Cinnamon has been used throughout history by herbalists to promote healthy digestion and metabolism.
  • Insulin Co-Factor
  • Supports Healthy Glucose Metabolism
  • Three Chromium Forms
  • Vegetarian Formula
The latest research was used to formulate this new Chromium compound (NOW product #1428). NOW wanted to produce a higher strength companion product to our 200 mcg. Chromium, and decided to use three different forms of Chromium, with ‘True Cinnamon’ powder as a base.

Chromium is a mineral nutrient that serves as a cofactor for insulin, making it essential for insulin to function properly in its role as a chemical signal. Insulin is the signal that allows glucose and amino acids from the bloodstream to enter the cell. Insulin is also one of the chemical signals that tells the body when to produce muscle tissue and when to store fat. Therefore, both insulin and Chromium are critical for the maintenance of serum glucose levels within healthy ranges.

Chromium Chelavite and ChromeMate are patented compounds known as chelates that are more easily absorbed than traditional mineral salt compounds. ChromeMate® chromium is bonded to a niacin complex. Niacin-bound chromium complexes significantly increase the bioavailability and biological activity of chromium. Some studies have shown that niacin-complexed chromium is absorbed and retained 300% greater than chromium picolinate. Chromium Chelavite is another highly bioavailable form of Chromium that is bound to the amino acid glycine, which is safe, even at very high doses.

True Cinnamon is one form of the common spice (Cinnaminum verum bark). Experiments conducted by the USDA have shown that it supports healthy serum glucose levels through its ability to mimic insulin. It is therefore an ideal complement to Chromium, acting as a its synergist. In addition, Cinnamon has some antioxidant benefits, whereas insulin is oxygen-reactive.

NOW's Mission
The NOW mission is - To provide value in products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives. NOW Foods is an award-winning and highly respected manufacturer of vitamins, minerals, dietary supplements and natural foods.

In 1948, with the natural food and supplement industry in its infancy, entrepreneur Paul Richard paid $900 for the purchase of Fearn Soya Foods—a Chicago based manufacturer of grain and legume-based products. This began a six-decade legacy of providing health-seeking consumers with high-quality, affordable nutrition products.

History of NOW
In 1968, NOW Foods was founded under the belief that good health was not a luxury available only to the wealthy. For the past forty years, NOW has made it their life's work to offer health food and nutritional supplements of the highest quality, at prices that are fair and affordable to all those who seek them. Today, NOW Foods is one of the top-selling brands in health foods stores, an award-winning manufacturer, a respected advocate of the natural product industry, and a leader in the fields of nutritional science and methods development. And while NOW has grown considerably over the past four decades, one thing has never changed – NOW's commitment to providing products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives.

NOW Commitments
  • Customer Focused and Information Driven - NOW b:" ":s a high value on knowledge and learning within their organization.
  • Quality and Value Oriented - Acting in the best interest of NOW customers, NOW endeavors to produce the highest quality products at competitive prices. NOW's first priority is to maintain quality where it counts the most – in the products. NOW's exceptional cost-conscious team of employees then focuses their energies on driving costs down. Nurturing this competency of value drives NOW's ability to provide high quality products at the very best prices.
  • Natural is Better - NOW is convinced that natural products are better than their synthetic counterparts and produce better results in human health. Therefore, wherever possible, NOW strives to provide products that contain natural ingredients because they are better for their customers.
NOW Science
NOW's experienced professional and technical staff formulates their products to be of the highest quality. NOW has a group of biochemists, chemists, nutritionists, and food technologists who review current science and nutritional parameters, and formulate our products to be effective for the intended use. NOW's structure/function claims are based on science for active ingredients, and on nutritional science for nutritional content. Serving sizes are based on doses from clinical studies and other published data. NOW's contemporary formulas are designed to meet the health and wellness needs of today’s consumers. NOW uses ingredients that have been tested for effectiveness in clinical trials and laboratory studies. The heart of NOW science is third party independent research. NOW investigates and review clinical studies and other lab studies conducted on their ingredients and their formulas. Best science is used to support best formulations which lead to best quality. NOW products are constantly being tested in clinical trials conducted at top universities and research centers around the country and in various parts of the world. NOW products are being tested to determine such things as effectiveness for joint support, quality of life for cancer patients, cardiovascular support, and athletic endurance. Effective products mean health and wellness benefits, which mean quality.

GMP Quality Assured
NOW’s GMP certification covers standard operating procedures, employee training, product specifications, expiration dating, vendor certifications and much more. Standard operating procedures include sampling and testing incoming materials according to NOW Foods specifications, inspecting manufacturing processes, and testing finished products to specifications. Tests include organoleptic evaluation (human senses such as sight, taste, smell), physical testing of tablets and capsules, chemical identity of ingredients, potency and contamination testing by the company’s in-house state-of-the-art analytical testing lab, as well as microbiological testing by NOW Foods’ in-house rapid analysis microbiological lab.

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As a dietary supplement, take 1 Vegetarian Capsule daily, preferably with meals.

Diabetics: use only under a physician's supervision.

Do Not Eat Freshness Packet. Keep in Bottle.


Now Foods Tri-Chromium with Cinnamon 500 mcg - 180 Vegetarian Capsules
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule
Servings Per Container: 180
Amount Per Serving %DV
Chromium (Tri-Chromium) (from Chromium Picolinate, Chromium Chelavit chromium amino acid chelate and ChromeMate (chromium polynicotinate)  500 mcg 420 %
Cinnamon (Cinnaminum verum) (Bark) 250 mg *
*Daily Value Not Established
 
Other Ingredients: Other Ingredients: Cellulose (capsule), Rice Flour, Silica and Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source).

Contains no: Sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.

Vegetarian/Vegan Product.

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By Catherine (Provo , UT )

Really helps to control cravings and moderate the blood sugar. I am on the second bottle and love it. These are life savers.

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By jill (Denville , NJ )

The reason I love this product is that over time, maybe a week or so, I no longer CRAVED sugar or sugary treats. It actually freed me from my addiction to sugar. I have been taking it for over a year now and honestly, it is amazing how I don't even like anything that is too sweet. I've actually thought this would help people wanting to give up drinking and smoking too. (Cigarette tobacco is sugar cured, Google it) and alcohol also has sugar content. Just a thought. Love this product!

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By Morris (Salem , AL )

product is excellent works extremely well. Fresh easy to swallow and reasonably priced.

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By Arlene (San Carlos , CA )

Also delighted with the product, price and speedy delivery thanks

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By rhonda (AUSTIN , TX )

I take Chromium with Cinnamon every day to help stabilize my blood sugar. It works great.

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395 South Glen Ellyn Road
Bloomingdale, IL,
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About NOW Foods

NOW's Mission
The NOW mission is - To provide value in products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives. NOW Foods is an award-winning and highly respected manufacturer of vitamins, minerals, dietary supplements and natural foods.

In 1948, with the natural food and supplement industry in its infancy, entrepreneur Paul Richard paid $900 for the purchase of Fearn Soya Foods-a Chicago based manufacturer of grain and legume-based products. This began a six-decade legacy of providing health-seeking consumers with high-quality, affordable nutrition products.

History of NOW
In 1968, NOW Foods was founded under the belief that good health was not a luxury available only to the wealthy. For the past forty years, NOW has made it their life's work to offer health food and nutritional supplements of the highest quality, at prices that are fair and affordable to all those who seek them. Today, NOW Foods is one of the top-selling brands in health foods stores, an award-winning manufacturer, a respected advocate of the natural product industry, and a leader in the fields of nutritional science and methods development. And while NOW has grown considerably over the past four decades, one thing has never changed - NOW's commitment to providing products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives.

NOW Commitments

  • Customer Focused and Information Driven - NOW believes that their products, services, and the decisions they make should be primarily influenced by the desires and needs of NOW customers. The decisions that NOW makes should be based on accurate information and therefore NOW places a high value on knowledge and learning within their organization.
  • Quality and Value Oriented - Acting in the best interest of NOW customers, NOW endeavors to produce the highest quality products at competitive prices. NOW's first priority is to maintain quality where it counts the most - in the products. NOW's exceptional cost-conscious team of employees then focuses their energies on driving costs down. Nurturing this competency of value drives NOW's ability to provide high quality products at the very best prices.
  • Natural is Better - NOW is convinced that natural products are better than their synthetic counterparts and produce better results in human health. Therefore, wherever possible, NOW strives to provide products that contain natural ingredients because they are better for their customers.

NOW Science
NOW experienced professional and technical staff formulate their products to be of the highest quality. NOW have a group of biochemists, chemists, nutritionists, and food technologists who review current science and nutritional parameters, and formulate their products to be effective for the intended use. NOW structure/function claims are based on science for active ingredients, and on nutritional science for nutritional content. Serving sizes are based on doses from clinical studies and other published data. NOW contemporary formulas are designed to meet the health and wellness needs of today’s consumers. NOW use ingredients that have been tested for effectiveness in clinical trials and laboratory studies.

The heart of their science is third party independent research. NOW investigate and review clinical studies and other lab studies conducted on their ingredients and their formulas. Best science is used to support best formulations which lead to best quality.

NOW products are constantly being tested in clinical trials conducted at top universities and research centers around the country and in various parts of the world. NOW products are being tested to determine such things as effectiveness for joint support, quality of life for cancer patients, cardiovascular support, and athletic endurance. Effective products mean health and wellness benefits, which mean quality.

GMP Quality Assured
NOW's GMP certification covers standard operating procedures, employee training, product specifications, expiration dating, vendor certifications and much more. Standard operating procedures include sampling and testing incoming materials according to NOW Foods specifications, inspecting manufacturing processes, and testing finished products to specifications. Tests include organoleptic evaluation (human senses such as sight, taste, smell), physical testing of tablets and capsules, chemical identity of ingredients, potency and contamination testing by the company's in-house state-of-the-art analytical testing lab, as well as microbiological testing by NOW Foods' in-house rapid analysis microbiological lab.



NOW™ Foods remains committed to its original goal – to produce the highest quality nutritional, herbal and body care products available…at prices people can afford. The company does this by sourcing our raw materials directly from the manufacturer, thereby relying less on brokers and distributors, and avoiding costly television and radio advertising. NOW Foods does not employ an outside sales force, relying instead on practical, cost-effective marketing methods such as mail promotions and no-pressure telephone sales. Its high-volume business has allowed it to build strong business ties with some of the best raw material producers in the industry. NOW Foods savings are passed on to its customers in every product it manufactures, every day.

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