Nutrition 21 is publicizing new clinical data indicating a
positive effect of chromium picolinate on cognitive function,
the results of which look set to expand the functional profile of
A study from the Ohio State University Department of Human
Nutrition found that Nutrition 21's branded chromium picolinate is
absorbed better than other forms of the mineral linked to diabetes
Nutrition 21 has reported sales on a par with last year in full
year 2006 and increased losses, but believes it is on the cusp of
great things for the coming year as it fully implements its shift
from ingredients to finished products...
A daily supplement of chromium picolinate, in combination with a
common anti-diabetic medication, could improve blood sugar levels
as well as cutting weight gain by 60 per cent, says a US clinical
Nutrition 21 has high hopes for the distribution of its Chromax
chromium picolinate in retail outlets, with a major marketing
planned for the summer, but the first fruit of commercialization is
yet to be seen in its financial results.
The FDA has issued a favorable response to a qualified health claim
petition filed by Nutrition 21 for the nutritional supplement
chromium picolinate, though it concluded that any link between
chromium picolinate and either insulin...
A new animal study found that Nutrition 21's Chromax did not cause
genetic damage in hamster ovary cells, providing further evidence
for the safety of the company's chromium picolinate dietary
supplement and enabling its...
The FDA has requested an extension in its review of yet another
health claims petition, for Nutrition 21's submission linking
chromium picolinate with a reduced risk of insulin resistance, type
2 diabetes and related disease,...
US firm Nutrition 21 will seek to boost sales of chromium
piocolinate in Europe, following acceptance of a scientific dossier
in the UK that gives the ingredient up to four years of derogation
from the food supplements directive,...
The first clinical trial into the effects of chromium
supplementation in children with type 1 diabetes is now underway at
the Childrens' Hospital in Los Angeles, announced Nutrition 21,
which is supplying Chromax chromium picolinate...
The maker of chromium-based supplements has reported a 12.6 percent
sales increase for the quarter ended 31 December 2004, up to $2.6
million compared with $2.3 million for the same period of last
Nutrition 21 said recently that the NIH would continue to fund
research into the benefits of chromium picolinate for sufferes of
diabetes. The company's CEO told NutraIngredientsUSA.com what this
means and her company's...
Nutrition 21 announced last week that a bill signed into law by
President George Bush recognizes the health benefits of chromium
picolinate towards diabetes and urges further research into its
A peer-reviewed analysis of more than 60 studies assessing the
safety of chromium picolinate suggests that there is no risk to
human health from the product being used as a nutrient supplement
Nutrition 21, specialising in chromium-based nutritional
supplements, almost halved losses in the three months to December
as it shed costs associated with its discontinued Lite-Bites
business and achieved higher pricing for its core...
Supplement manufacturer Nutrition 21 has filed a health claim
petition with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of
eight dietary supplement health claims associating chromium
picolinate supplementation with reduced risk...
A supplement containing chromium picolinate and biotin
significantly reduced elevated blood sugar levels in people with
type 2 diabetes after only twelve weeks, reported researchers at
the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Congress...
The US-based nutritional supplements manufacturer has presented
evidence at the recentExperimental Biology's Annual Scientific
Conference in New Orleans which suggests the role played by
chromium picolinate supplementation in...
Chromium picolinate has been shown to mutate Chinese hamster ovary
cells, leading Diane Stearns, Ph.D., and her colleagues at Northern
Arizona University to conclude that the supplement may have
carcinogenic properties in humans