Blackmores sugar balance

Sugar Balance™

Formulated with nutrients to assist sugar and carbohydrate metabolism.


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Overview

Blackmores Sugar Balance™ is a chromium based formula providing important nutrients needed for the metabolism of sugar, and for energy production. 

Why use

Blackmores Sugar Balance™ has been formulated to help: 
  • Supplement nutrients needed for blood sugar metabolism which may be lost due to changes in diet and exercise habits 
  •  Support and regulate the production of energy from the metabolism of food 
  •  Support the metabolism during and after exercise

The Blackmores difference

Blackmores Sugar Balance™ contains chromium, an essential nutrient for sugar metabolism, plus zinc and magnesium which also help sugar metabolism. These nutrients are utilised by the body to aid in efficient uptake of blood sugar into the body cells where it is burned as fuel 

Active ingredients per tablet

Chromium

Chromium is an essential trace mineral needed for carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism. Chromium is found in brewer's yeast, wholegrain breads and cereals, cheese, eggs, bananas, spinach and mushrooms.

Chromium

Chromium is an essential trace mineral needed for carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism. Chromium is found in brewer's yeast, wholegrain breads and cereals, cheese, eggs, bananas, spinach and mushrooms.

Vitamin B1

Thiamine (vitamin B1) is a water-soluble nutrient required for converting carbohydrates into energy. Food sources include whole grains, beans, nuts, sunflower seeds, pork and beef.

Vitamin B2

Riboflavin (vitamijn B2) is a water-soluble vitamin involved in ATP production and the metabolism of many of the other B group vitamins. Food sources include almonds, mushrooms and wild rice. Vitamin B2 supplements may change urine colour to bright yellow.This is harmless and temporary.

Nicotinamide

Also called niacin; nicotinamide (vitamin B3) is a water-soluble nutrient involved in energy production and carbohydrate metabolism. Legumes, peanuts, wheat bran, and fish are all sources of vitamin B3.

Vitamin B5

Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) is involved in the metaboloism of fats and carbohydrates for energy production. Vitamin B5 is found in sunflower seeds, peas, beans (except green beans), poultry and whole grains.

Vitamin B6

Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6) is a water-soluble nutrient involved in the production of proteins, neurotransmitters and haemoblobin. Whole grains, legumes, bananas, seeds, nuts and potatoes are good sources of vitamin B6.

Vitamin B12

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12) is an essential water-soluble nutrient needed for protein and DNA synthesis, folate metabolism, and red blood cell production. Food sources of vitamin B12 include egg yolk, fish, beef, milk and cheese.

Ascorbic acid
(vitamin C)

30 mg

Vitamin D

Cholecalciferol (vitamin D) is a fat-soluble nutrient that is manufactured in the skin through the action of sunlight. Vitamin D regulates calcium and phosphate metabolism which is important in the maintenance of bone health. 

Folic acid

A water-soluble B group vitamin, folate is involved in the synthesis of DNA and RNA and the activation of vitamin B12 into it's active form. Folic acid is found in fresh green leafy vegetables, broccoli, mushrooms, legumes, nuts and fortified cereals.

Magnesium

Magnesium is an essential nutrient that plays a role in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body and plays a role in a large number of biological processes. Magnesium containing foods include green leafy vegetables, nuts, cocoa and whole grains.

Manganese

Manganese is an essential trace mineral that is a co-factor in many of the body's enzymes, including superoxide dismutase. Manganese can be found in hazelnuts, blackberries, pineapple, lentils, beans and whole grains.

Zinc

Zinc is an essential trace element that plays a role in every living cell in the body. There are also around 300 enzymes that need zinc for healthy function. Zinc containing foods include meat, eggs, seafood- especially oysters, whole grains and seeds.

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 tablet 3 times a day with meals, or as professionally prescribed.

Children under 12 years – Only as professionally prescribed.

Contraindications and cautions

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding consult your healthcare professional before use 
  •  Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet

Physical description

A white, round, film coated tablet. 
Always read the label. Use only as directed.