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Cyto-Matrix Chromium Matrix with Vanadium (120 capsules)

NPN: 80082701

A stable and well-absorbed chromium, with added vanadium, for healthy blood sugar control and insulin regulation.

  • 200mcg of elemental chromium, delivered as a full nicotinate glycinate chelate for optimal tolerability and absorption, to improve insulin sensitivity and blood sugar regulation
  • Additional 25mcg of vanadium, delivered as vanadyl sulfate, to augment the effects of chromium and ensure proper insulin sensitivity at the tissues


     Vegan. GMO, gluten, soy and dairy free.
     Available in 120 vegetable capsules/bottle


Poor insulin signaling and irregular blood sugar levels are not only hallmark contributors to a number of diseases, but also to a decreased quality of life with mood swings, erratic food cravings and energy crashes. Insulin resistance is perhaps the most troubling outcome of this continued progression. Insulin resistance occurs when the tissues are no longer responsive to insulin’s signal to lower blood sugar, and this is a common pathophysiological feature in a number of conditions including metabolic syndrome, polycystic ovarian syndrome and cognitive decline, to name a few. Essential minerals like chromium help to prevent this pathophysiological progression.

Research has demonstrated that chromium, in various forms, is capable of reducing insulin resistance and decreasing the risk of subsequent health concerns such as metabolic syndrome. Chromium is essential because it is necessary for lipid, carbohydrate, protein and corticosteroid metabolism. Although chromium picolinate is best recognized and studied for its ability to improve blood sugar control, chromium bound to nicotinic acid and glycine offers a number of advantages.

Firstly, the intestinal absorption rate of chromium is generally very low. Delivering chromium in a chromium nicotinate glycinate chelate overcomes this issue to offer superior digestive tolerability and absorption. Secondly, niacin and glycine each offer benefits for blood sugar regulation. For example, providing glycine before a meal has been shown to blunt the corresponding rise in blood sugar. Niacin, on the other hand, is well-known to support healthy lipid balance, but when bound to chromium, it has also been demonstrated to improve weight and body composition.

Chromium Matrix with Vanadium contains chromium nicotinate glycinate with additional vanadium to increase insulin sensitivity at the tissue level. It offers one of the most efficient delivery forms of chromium for optimal blood sugar and insulin regulation.

Medicinal Ingredients

Ingredient Amount
Chromium (TRAACS™ chromium nicotinate glycinate chelate) 200mcg
Vanadium (vanadyl sulfate) 25mcg
*Mineral chelate supplied by Albion Laboratories, Inc. TRAACS and the Albion Gold Medallion design are registered trademarks of Albion Laboratories, Inc. Chelate covered by U.S. Patent 7,838,042.

Unit of Measure above: Each capsule

Non-Medicinal Ingredients

Vegetable-grade magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose. Capsule: hypromellose.

Directions & Cautions

Indications: Provides support for healthy glucose metabolism.

Directions for Use: Adults - Take 1 to 2 capsules per day or as directed by a healthcare professional.

Cautions: Do not use if safety seal is broken. Consult a healthcare professional prior to use, especially if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

the above information is updated as of 21 May 2024