Chromium For Weight Loss

Chromium-For-Weight-Loss

Chromium picolinate is a chemical compound available as a supplement for preventing or treating chromium deficiency. Several studies show that chromium picolinate supplements can help with weight loss as well as muscle gain. A 1989 study by Dr. Kenneth Cooper involved football players who were split into two groups, one group took chromium supplements…

Natural Weight Loss Supplements Infographic

Natural Weight Loss Supplements Infographic

Naturally-occurring in a wide range of foods, 5-HTP could help with weight-loss. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition compared two groups of obese people. Both ate the same diet, but the group which also took a 5-HTP supplement had a significantly higher weight loss. 5-HTP is a type of tryptophan,…

Branched Chain Amino Acids for Weight Loss

Branched Chain Amino Acids for Weight Loss

Beneficial effects on body weight when supplementing with branched chain amino acids have been observed in animal and human studies. Valine, leucine and isoleucine are the three branched chain amino acids that together compose approximately a third of the daily amino acid requirement in humans. They are essential amino acids and comprise 35% of…