Chromium

Chromium is considered a trace mineral meaning that the body only requires that a small amount is present. Avoid chromium chloride, which is found in some supplements. It is mostly unabsorbable.

Functionality:

Chromium is needed for energy, maintains stable blood sugar levels. In cooperation with other substances, it controls insulin as well as certain enzymes.

Deficiency Diseases:

Anxiety, Fatigue, Glucose intolerance, inadequate metabolism of Amino acids, and an Increased risk of Arteriosclerosis.

Overdose Disease:

Gastrointestinal ulcers, Liver and Kidney damage, and Skin irritation

Rich Sources:

Some of the best dietary sources of chromium include Egg yolks, Bread made from whole wheat, Fruit juices, hard cheeses, Lean beef, Brewer's yeast, Molasses and Liver.

Best Suitable Composition:

It is best taken with vitamin B 3, Glycine, Cysteine and Glutamic acid.

Recommended Daily Intake:
  • There is no recommended daily intake of this mineral.