Bone Density Protection

It has been suggested that modulation of Insulin by chromium may have positive effects on bone density, reducing bone resorption and promoting collagen production by osteoblasts (McCarty 1995). One placebo-controlled study using chromium picolinate (equivalent to 200 fjg chromium/day for 60 days) has shown a 47% reduction in the urinary hydroxyproline:creatinine ratio, indicating a decrease in calcium excretion and a potential role in the prevention of osteoporosis (Evans et al 1995).

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