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18 Apr 2003

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Chromium in the form of picolinate or polynicotate: Is it only available on prescription or where can I find it? If you think that you might have any kind of deficiency, how long must you take a supplement in order to feel a difference, i.e. Slow Mag, iron supplements, etc.? Are there any one test a GP can do to detect any deficiencies?

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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Reader
If you suspect that you are suffering from a deficiency of any vitamin or mineral, you can ask your dr to refer you for the necessary blood tests. Chromium picolinate or polynicotate can be purchased at most pharmacies and health shops. Chromium is also often an ingredient in multivitamin and mineral supplements (e.g. Supradyn). If you do have a deficiency of a vitamin or mineral it can take up to 3 months for the body to replenish its stores.
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