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The Benefits of Chromium

author avatar Dr. Eric Berg 08/31/2023

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Check out the interesting benefits of chromium! 

Timestamps

0:00 Introduction: How much chromium do I need? 

0:15 Good sources of chromium 

0:33 Chromium benefits 

2:00 Share your success story! 

In this short video, we’re going to talk about the benefits of chromium. Chromium is a trace mineral needed in very small amounts—only 25-35mcg. 

Foods high in chromium:

• Broccoli 

• Nutritional yeast 

• Turkey 

• Beef 

• Green beans 

• Lettuce 

• Peanut butter 

If you’re going to take chromium as a supplement, look for chromium picolinate. 

Benefits of chromium:

1. Chromium helps reduce insulin by making it more sensitive. 

Associated benefits:

• It’s good for endothelial function

• It’s good for your lipid profile

• It lowers oxidative stress

2. Chromium supports weight loss Associated benefits:

• It decreases appetite

• It decreases cravings 

3. Chromium helps regulate cholesterol 

4. Chromium may help improve PCOS (inositol, potassium, and vitamin B1 may also be beneficial in this situation) 

DATA:

https://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/27/11/2741

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22423897/

http://ijpsr.com/bft-article/effect-of-proprietary-chromium-complex-and-its-individual-components-versus-chromium-picolinate-chromium-polynicotinate-and-chromium-dinicocysteinate-on-endothelial-function-biomarkers-and-lipid-pr/?view=fulltext

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1002252/

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25850593/

Inositol for PCOS: https://youtu.be/JThjAb_i-Nc

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