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1. what foods contain chromium?
Chromium is contained in many foods and can be stored in the body. In the human organism, chromium is transported in the blood bound to transferrin and is found, for example, in the liver and bones. Chromium absorbed through food is improved by taking vitamin C and niacin.
Chromium content in µg :
- 100 grams of whole spelt flour - 21
- 150 grams of pear - 40
- 150 grams of tomato - 30
- 150 grams of broccoli - 24
- 150 grams of cucumber - 21
- 100 grams of mushrooms - 17
- 50 grams of mussels - 63
2. what is chromium?
Chromium is an essential trace element. Chromium can improve insulin function and metabolism of carbohydrates and fats. In addition to blood sugar regulation, chromium is essential for the regulation of blood lipid levels. Chromium increases HDL cholesterol and lowers LDL cholesterol. Chromium also fulfills its function in muscle building, because chromium promotes the build-up of proteins and helps in the absorption of protein building blocks.
3. chromium controls the effect of insulin
Chromium is an important component of the protein chromodulin, which controls the action of insulin. It regulates the response of body cells to insulin and glucose utilization. Glucose from the blood is shuttled into the cells, which burn the sugar for energy. A deficiency of chromium can lead to an increase in circulating insulin levels and insulin resistance. For this reason, a daily supply of chromium is very useful. In this regard, supplementation of chromium can be very useful.
4. chromium in the form of dietary supplements
If you want to increase a too low chromium level with a dietary supplement, you should definitely pay attention to the form of the active ingredient and its origin. Chromium capsules are particularly suitable for increasing chromium levels. They are very well tolerated and are utilized by the body to a high degree. Likewise, the preparation should not contain any chemical additives such as microcrystalline cellulose. If you buy a preparation from Germany, you can be sure that the product has also been produced safely and is of high quality.
Vitamineule® Chromium Capsules
In our online store you will find our chromium capsules from Vitamineule®, which are completely free of artificial additives. Vitamineule® Chromium Capsules contain 500 µg chromium from chromium picolinate per capsule. Each can contains 90 caps ules.In addition to fast & free shipping, we offer a voluntary six-month return guarantee on all products.
5. conclusion: in which foods is chromium contained?
Chromium is found in both animal and plant foods. A healthy and balanced diet will provide you with your daily chromium requirements. In case of chromium deficiency, supplementation of chromium in the form of dietary supplements helps. You can choose between chromium capsules and chromium tablets. Both forms are easy to use and enter the circulation quickly.
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