Nutrient Spotlight: Importance of Minerals

…-depleted soil and poor eating habits, which is why supplementation is crucial. I recommend 200 mcg of chromium daily. Chromium polynicotinate and chromium picolinate are the best-absorbed forms of chromium. Selenium Selenium functions primarily as a component of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione peroxidase—one…

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6 Secret Weapons for Successful New Year's Resolutions

…may cause GI upset). 2. The mineral chromium helps to balance blood sugar levels and curbs cravings for sugar. Take 200-400 mcg per day of chromium picolinate or polynicotinate. Another aid to reduce sugar cravings is Gymnema sylvestre, 400 mg per day. 3. The amino acid l-glutamine is a tried-and-true…

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