Chromium Illustration

Chromium and Glucose Metabolism

Using different digestive processes, cows and pigs digest feed into carbohydrates.
Carbohydrates are broken down into glucose.
 Using different digestive processes, cows
 and pigs digest feed into carbohydrates.
 Carbohydrates are broken down into glucose.
 
Glucose enters the blood and is transported to different organs in the body. When the blood reaches the pancreas, beta cells inside the pancreas detect the rising glucose levels.
 Glucose enters the blood and is transported
to different organs in the body.
When the blood reaches the pancreas, beta cells inside
the pancreas detect the rising glucose levels.
To reduce the lucose level, beta cells release insulin into the bloodstream. As blood circulates through the animal, insulin and glucose exit the bloodstream into tissues to reach the animal's cells.
To reduce the glucose level, beta cells 
release insulin into the bloodstream.
 
As blood circulates through the animal, insulin and glucose exit the bloodstream into tissues to reach the animal’s cells.
Many of the animal's cells have certain receptors on their surfaces that bind to the circulating insulin. Insulin acts like a key in a lock, to open the cell so that the circulating glucose can get inside the cell.
 Many of the animal’s cells have certain receptors on their surfaces that bind to the circulating insulin. Insulin acts like a key in a lock, to open the cell so
that the circulating glucose can get inside the cell.
 
The dietary trace element, chromium, is necessary to optimize the activation of the insulin receptor so that more glucose can get into the cell. A maximum of four chromium molecules may bind to one insulin receptor, which can lead to an eight-fold difference in insulin receptor activation.
The dietary trace element, chromium, is
necessary to optimize the activation of the
insulin receptor so that more glucose can get into the cell.
A maximum of four chromium molecules may bind to
one insulin receptor, which can lead to an eight-fold
difference in insulin receptor activation.
 
Adding supplemental KemTRACE Chromium to the diet provides the additional chromium for insulin receptor activation. Chromium enhances this reaction, causing more glucose to get into the cell.
Adding supplemental KemTRACE Chromium to
the diet provides the additional chromium for insulin receptor activation.
  Chromium enhances this reaction, causing more glucose to get into the cell.
 
The additional glucose will allow for more energy to be available for proper cell function  
The additional glucose will allow for more
energy to be available for proper cell function.
 

 

 

 

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