Importance of chromium in the human body
What is chromium?
Chromium (Cr) is an essential mineral for our organism in small amounts, that is to say, it belongs to the group of trace elements.
Although low amounts of this element are needed, chromium has very important functions in the body.
It is present in foods of both plant and animal origin.
It does not usually need to be supplemented since natural sources are able to cover its intake needs with a varied and balanced diet.
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Through a varied and balanced diet we ingest the necessary amount for our organism without needing any supplement of this mineral.
Obviously, if there is any pathology that causes an increase in its consumption needs, it is possible to evaluate a possible supplementation that is usually palliated with brewer's yeast.
In the form of supplements we can find the chromium in the following ways:
Do not consume with other supplements of calcium carbonate, zinc, iron or antacids as it decreases its absorption and, therefore, its effect.
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