Food rich in chromium

List of foods containing chromium

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.


Maize contains a lot of chromium

What is cromium for?

Although low amounts of this element are needed, chromium has very important functions in the body.

  • It participates directly in the regulation of blood glucose levels and its metabolism.
  • It also interferes with the metabolism of fats.
  • Its role in blood clotting is also very important.

Chromium-rich vegetable foods


Spinach are rich in chromium

Supplements rich in chromium

Among the supplements rich in chromium, we have the following:

Chromium-rich animal foods

Among foods of animal origin rich in chromium we have:

  • Meat (chicken, beef, etc.)
  • Viscera (liver)
  • Seafood, especially oysters
  • Milk and dairy products (especially butter)
  • Eggs

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 December, 2021

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