Chromium helps to prevent and lower high blood pressure. It can also deter
diabetes because it works with insulin in the metabolism of blood sugar. This
trace mineral helps transport protein where it is needed in your body.
- Helps improve glucose uptake in elderly people when loss comes as natural
result of aging.
- May help prevent hardening of the arteries.
Signs of Deficiency:
- Adult-onset diabetes
- Most people get only about half the level of chromium that nutritionists
- Brewers' yeast
- Meat products
- Shellfish; especially clams
- Corn oil
- Whole grains
Optimal Level: From dietary sources