Chromium helps to control blood sugar levels. It may also aid in reducing physiological hunger symptoms and play a role in breaking down fat. Healthy weight management is supported by chromium consumption.

Key Functions

  • Chromium is involved in the production of energy from fats and carbohydrates.
  • Chromium is believed to work with the hormone insulin to control sugar levels in the body and aid in lowering cholesterol levels.

Food Sources

Brewer’s yeast, egg yolk, meat, cheese, whole grains, spinach, and bananas

  • The milling step during the processing of grains may remove as much as 83% of the chromium. All process foods are lacking in chromium.
  • This chromium is not replaced during the enrichment process.

Safety Evidence

People who exercise frequently, the elderly, people who tend to gain weight easily, and those who consume high amounts of processed foods may want to ensure adequate intake of chromium.

Eating a diet rich in natural foods will supply you need for chromium as it will for all nutrients.  Variety is the key to healthy lifestyle.

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Whole grains are easy, affordable and loaded with nutrition learn to prepare them correctly to aid in digestion and assimilation and always chew well.  Brown Rice is one of the most nutrient rich foods avaliable.  Soak the grain over night, rinse and cook for 45 minutes 1 cup of whole grain rice to 1 1/2 cups of water.

Read Your Health in the Kitchen or attend a class for more detailed instruction.

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