What is it?
Chromium is a trace element but has an essential role in the metabolism of carbohydrates and lipids.
What are the health benefits?
- Contributes to the normal metabolism of macronutrients
- Contributes to the maintenance of normal blood sugar levels
In which foods?
– Raw dill (20.3 µg/100g)
– Oyster (12.3 µg/100g)
– Kale (8.3 µg/100g)
Things to know!
Chromium is a mineral that is poorly absorbed by the body. The average absorption rate of chromium is about 2%. However, some forms of chromium are better absorbed than others. Thus, chromium picolinate has a better absorption rate of 2.8%.