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
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...
Daily supplementation with 1,000 mcg of chromium as chromium
picolinate could be used as a new nutritional therapy for
polycystic ovarian syndrome, according to results of a new pilot
study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Chromium picolinate supplier Nutrition 21 has filed for a partial
summary judgment on its suit against InterHealth Nutraceuticals,
which it alleges uses misleading advertising for its chromium
The NIH is to fund research evaluating the use of chromium
picolinate in people with type 2 diabetes. The findings could
significantly boost chromium specialist Nutrition 21, whose Chromax
brand is being used in the trial.
Further independent research suggests that daily nutritional
supplementation with 1,000 mcg of chromium as chromium picolinate
can significantly decrease blood sugar levels in insulin-treated
people with poorly-controlled type 2 diabetes.