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Chromium

A nutrient that enhances the action of insulin, a hormone that’s critical to the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates, and protein.

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What is Chromium?

Nutrition experts know that chromium is an essential nutrient, but they are not exactly sure of all the ways it works to support health. The body cannot make chromium on its own, but it’s widely distributed in our food supply in small amounts. To ensure you get adequate chromium, aim to eat a well-balanced diet with a variety of foods.*

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Why is Chromium Important?

Chromium supports the action of insulin, a hormone required for storing and metabolizing carbohydrates, fats, and protein. It also stimulates fatty acid and cholesterol synthesis and it helps several enzymes involved with energy production.*

25-35 mcg

25-35 mcg

Adequate Intake (AI)

Sources of Chromium

broccoli

Broccoli

grape juice

Grape Juice

English muffin

English Muffins

Chromium Helps Support

Energy

 

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* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.