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Nutritional Supplements Library Vanadyl

Nutritional Supplements Library

Vanadyl Sulphate


What is Vanadyl?

Vanadyl Sulfate is the most popular and common form of vanadium, an element in the body that is found in foods such as pepper, dill, radishes, eggs, vegetable oils, buckwheat, and oats. Trace mineral which works like insulin to increase the amount of glucose and amino acids driven into the muscle. Recently, a great deal of attention has been paid to vanadium because of its supposed insulin-mimicking activities. The precise mechanism by which vanadium mimics the effects of insulin is uncertain, but some researchers have made proposals. The most popular view has been that vanadium works as a cofactor. Specifically, it is thought to work by altering the concentration and effectiveness of several enzymes that are involved in the breakdown and distribution of glucose molecules and amino acids. While its effectiveness as a workout supplement is still in question, vanadyl sulfate also has promise as a possible alternative treatment for type 2 diabetes.


What is the effective dosage of Vanadyl supplementation?

The effective dosage is 50 mg to 1 gram per day.

What are the benefits of Vanadyl supplementation?

Vanadyl Sulphate improves hepatic and muscle insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetes.


What are the side effects of Vanadyl supplementation?

Vanadyl Sulphate competes with iron for entry into red blood cells, so perhaps the vanadium was interfering with the red blood cells' ability to get adequate iron for haemoglobin construction. Side effects associated with this supplementation is not well known.
Cautions-
It is not recommended for pregnant women, breast feeding women and children. calories.