Focus of the Week: Chromium with High Active Red Beetroot
Each capsule of the Chromium with High Active Beet Root provides 500 micrograms of trivalent chromium polynicotinate (50mcg of elemental chromium) and 250 mg of High Active red beet root with a standardized 10,000ppm plant nitrate, which the body converts to nitric oxides (McDonagh et al., 2018).
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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
We have developed our products based on scientific research and/or the practical experience of many healthcare practitioners. There is a growing body of literature on food based nutrition and supplements and their application in support of our health. Please use our products under the advisement of your doctor.
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