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New clinical data shows chromium picolinate improves cognitive function
Date:12/13/2007

PURCHASE, N.Y., December 13, 2007 Nutrition 21, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXXI), a leading developer and marketer of chromium-based and omega-3 fish oil-based nutritional supplements, today announced the results of a clinical study that showed daily supplementation with 1000 mcg of chromium as chromium picolinate improved cognitive function in older adults experiencing early memory decline. The results of the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study were presented to the medical community at a neurological meeting.

Blood circulation and nutrient flow to the brain decrease as a result of aging, which can affect cognition. Previous studies have shown that chromium picolinate improves insulin sensitivity, which allows glucose, the brains main fuel, to be processed more efficiently.

Impaired glucose metabolism and insulin resistance have been linked to age-related cognitive decline, dementia and Alzheimers disease. These findings suggest that improving glucose metabolism with chromium picolinate supplementation may enhance cognition, said Robert Krikorian, Ph.D., lead investigator and associate professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. These results are encouraging and indicate that further study of this intervention is warranted. Ultimately, we may find that chromium supplementation offers benefit to patients, given the prevalence of metabolic disorders and associated cognitive decline in the aging population.

In this study, investigators used Nutrition 21s proprietary chromium picolinate found in Core4Life Advanced Memory Formula, a nutritional supplement specifically formulated to improve brain health. Core4Life Advanced Memory Formula contains a unique combination of chromium picolinate, phosphatidylserine (PS) and DHA. These ingredients all play an important role in helping improve memory and maintain brain health. PS and DHA are major components of healthy brain cell membranes and incr
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Contact: Maryrose Lombardo
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