The next trace mineral in our series from A to Zinc is chromium. Chromium is an essential micronutrient or trace mineral required for proper insulin function, healthy blood-sugar levels, and carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism.
The typical North American diet is deficient in chromium because of over-consumption of simple carbohydrates and refined sugars that are lacking in chromium. Soil depletion is also playing a role in chromium deficiency.
Because chromium deficiency leads to poor insulin utilization and metabolism, Continue reading “Trace Minerals: Chromium”Read More