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# How much elemental chromium is in chromium glycinate chelate?

Commented on December 06, 2012
Created December 06, 2012 at 4:50 AM

Trying to figure this out. Any chemists who can she some light on this?

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on December 06, 2012
at 06:58 AM

Yes indeed it is, that's the place I get it from too. Ok, good info. Thanks for the clarification.

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on December 06, 2012
at 05:53 AM

is this the product, http://www.iherb.com/Carlson-Labs-Chelated-Chromium-200-mcg-300-Tablets/13955 If so, Carlson's have already done the maths for you, each tablet contains 200 mcg elemental chromium. They do not say how much chromium glycinate chelate that is, you could always contact them directly if interested.

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on December 06, 2012
at 05:25 AM

So 1000mcg of Carlson/Albion chromium glycinate is 190mcg of chromium? So, in that paper, 600mcg of chromium is 3157mcg of the glycinate?

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on December 06, 2012
at 05:13 AM

Trying for cravings. Is working phenomenally. Then I noticed my constant need to fill a hole inside, stimulation, gratification, distraction, is gone. Depression gone, mood swings gone. Then I read this http://chromiumconnection.com/research-papers/Treatment%20of%20Depression%20with%20Chromium.pdf Been taking 1000mcg chromium glycinate. Study says @600mcg daily chromium. So trying to figure out what that is in my chelate.

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on December 06, 2012
at 05:04 AM

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on December 06, 2012
at 05:03 AM

Chemfrog has the structure and weight listed: http://www.chemfrog.com/chemical_info/1628865/ The weight listed is 274.17. Since there's one chromium, it would make up 52 of that weight. 52/274=0.19. So chromium makes up about 19% of the weight of the salt.

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