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Nutriteck Nutritional Supplements GTF Chromium Supplement

Provides Diabetics-2 support for healthy glucose metabolism

Whey Protein Isolates MoleculesIngredients: Organic chromium enriched yeast,  with cinnamon bark extract

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Medicinal Ingredient : Chromium:................ 150 mcg/dose

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Packaging: 225 gram Economical Bulk: Scoop Included Price: $27.20

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