trivalent chromium is recognized as a nutritionally
essential mineral, scientists are not yet certain exactly
how it functions in the body. Necessary for many bodily
processes, chromium is important in the burning of
carbohydrates and fats in the body, and in the proper
functioning of insulin. That is, it helps insulin to do its
work of making blood sugar available to the cells.
of chromium include broccoli, green beans, potatoes, grape
juice, orange juice, banana, beef, liver, eggs, chicken,
oysters, wheat germ, green peppers, apples, spinach.
deficiency is rare in developed countries where people have
access to good quality food. Deficiency may Symptoms similar
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