Trace element chrome
Trace element chrome

Trace element chrome

<B>function</B><B>recommended daily allowance</B><B>available in</B>
Essential trace element. Can only be used by humans in the form of trivalent chromium (chromium III). Plays an important role in the processing of carbohydrate. Part of the glucose tolerance factor (GTF). Limited diet with a high sugar intake and lack of whole wheat produce can lead to chromium deficiency30-100 mcg per day (DGE's estimated min. requirement)Meat, liver, eggs, some nuts, whole wheat produce, oats, tomatoes, lettuce, cocoa, mushrooms, yeast
<B>signs of deficiency</B><B>Main function/ organ support</B><B>dosage in orthomolecular medicine</B>
Chromium deficiency can have serious consequences such as impaired carbohydrate processing, diabetes, increased blood lipid levels and weight lossPancreas, diabetes, insulin resistance, cell function, hormonal, anti-depressiveUp to 1000 mcg per day, depending what it is being used for