Name (common): Chromium

 

General description:

Chromium is a trace mineral essential for health and wellbeing. Dietary sources include wholegrains, broccoli and brewer’s yeast.  Though the content of chromium in food is largely dependent upon the content in soil so therefore has potential to vary, especially in Australia where soil is often low in this mineral.

 

Functions and general science:

Chromium is absorbed in the small intestine and excreted mainly by the kidneys. Its main actions are mostly related to it’s role in blood sugar control and regulation. It is also required for the metabolism of protein, carbohydrates and fat.



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Disclaimer:
The information provided in reference to this ingredient is general in nature and provided as information only. Any product specific therapeutic claims for this ingredient are linked to specific dosage requirements based on evidence of traditional or scientific nature.