Which foods can help prevent chromium deficiency?

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Emilia Klapp
Nutrition & Dietetics
A chromium deficiency has been associated for years with poor insulin regulation, diabetes, and chronic fatigue. Small amounts of chromium can be found in most foods. The foods with the highest concentrations include:
  • Beef, chicken, and eggs
  • Calves’ liver
  • Dairy products
  • Fish and seafood such as oysters
  • Lettuce, onions, and broccoli
  • Apples
  • Potatoes with skin
  • Walnuts
  • Whole-grain products
  • Brewer’s yeast

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