Blood Sugar Support [rate]

One of the most common elements which may be used to regulate anatomical blood sugar level is chromium.  This is a mineral element which the body periodically uses in infinitesimally quantifiable amounts for normal metabolic function like digestion.  Withal, it can be absorbed from natural foods like yeast, meat or potatoes and drinking hard tap water.  It may be obtained artificially via cooking in stainless-steel cutlery.

How does chromium aid in insulin sensitivity?  

Chromium happens to work in a somewhat non-intricate manner.  What this means is that it basically escalates the rate of glucose intake into the cells from the blood.  This is made possible by simply making insulin receptors to be rife on the cell membrane, and simultaneously enhancing the rate of binding insulin to the cells.  Moreover, chromium also activates the insulin receptor kinase, yielding insulin sensitivity in the cells, hence blood sugar regulation.
Nonetheless, chromium helps in the normalization of blood sugar level, by monitoring the intake of glucose.  This has been made possible following the fact that chromium has the capability of affecting blood sugar in these three main ways:

  • Improve blood sugar utilization. Chromium naturally works in tandem with the cells to make it possible for utmost sugar absorption into the blood and avoid utter wastage.
  • Decrease insulin requirements. Since chromium increases the sensitivity of insulin in the cells, it in effect decreases the apparent requirements of insulin by the body. This thus means that only the right amount of insulin is needed and hence control level of sugar in blood.
  • Normalize sugar levels in blood. Considering the two extremes of blood condition, the HDL and LDL, then chromium may work as conditioned to ensure that there is a balance between sugar content in blood and that in the cells.

References:
http://www.naturalnews.com/001532_chromium_diabetics.html
http://www.chiro.org/nutrition/FULL/Chromium_For_Insulin_Function.shtml
http://www.ehealthzine.com/8-natural-ways-to-stabilize-blood-sugar.html
http://www.nutritionexpress.com/showarticle.aspx?articleid=744