Natrol Cinnamon Biotin Chromium – 60 Tablets
Natrol Cinnamon Biotin Chromium provides powerful, triple action formula of Cinnamon, Biotin & Chromium Picolinate to support sugar, protein & fat metabolism and help maintain healthy blood sugar levels already within the normal range. Cinnamon Extract also exhibits protective antioxidant capacity.
Natrol Cinnamon Biotin Chromium is 100% vegetarian.
Parts used and where grown
Most people are familiar with the sweet but pungent taste of the oil, powder, or sticks of bark from the cinnamon tree. Cinnamon trees grow in a number of tropical areas, including parts of India, China, Madagascar, Brazil, and the Caribbean.
Historical or traditional use
Cinnamon is an ancient herbal medicine mentioned in Chinese texts as long ago as 4,000 years. It has a broad range of historical uses in different cultures, including the treatment of diarrhea, rheumatism, and certain menstrual disorders.
Biotin, a water-soluble B vitamin, acts as a coenzyme in the metabolism of protein, fats, and carbohydrates.
Where is it found?
Good dietary sources of biotin include organ meats, oatmeal, egg yolk, soy, mushrooms, bananas, peanuts, and brewer’s yeast. Bacteria in the intestine also produce significant amounts of biotin, but evidence is conflicting as to whether biotin produced by intestinal bacteria is present at a location or is in a form that permits significant absorption by the body.
Chromium is an essential trace mineral that helps the body maintain normal blood sugar levels.
Where is it found?
The best source of chromium is true brewer’s yeast. Nutritional yeast and torula yeast do not contain significant amounts of chromium and are not suitable substitutes for brewer’s yeast. Chromium is also found in grains and cereals, though much of it is lost when these foods are refined. Some brands of beer contain significant amounts of chromium.