Nutrient Food Sources
The mineral chromium forms the active component of ‘glucose tolerance factor’, a substance that is involved in the regulation of blood sugar levels by aiding the action of insulin. Chromium also helps to regulate blood lipid levels – cholesterol and triglycerides. High sugar intake and lack of exercise may reduce chromium levels in the body.
|Food Sources of chromium||Amount(mg/100g)|
(n/a = figures not yet available)
Source: Kirschmann G, Kirschmann J, Nutrition Almanac, 1996, McGraw-Hill.