It has been estimated that 80% of Americans are deficient of this vital mineral. Our highly refined diet is the culprit – refining grains removes about 75% of chromium.
To make the situation worse, there is also now a lack of chromium in our soils and water supply.
How Chromium helps
Works with insulin to metabolize sugar
Helps to stabilize blood sugar levels
Aids in the synthesis of cholesterol, fats and protein
May reduce cholesterol
Symptoms of deficiency may include Glucose intolerance – borderline diabetes, anxiety, fatigue, atherosclerosis, heart disease, obesity
Natural sources Brewers yeast, brown rice, wheat germ, meat, liver, cheese, whole grains
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