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How can I take chromium?

Chromium deficiency is very rare. When it does happen, deficient people are given prescription chromium tablets or injections. People who want to take supplemental chromium can choose from a variety of tablets, soft gels, or capsules containing chromium picolinate. This form of chromium is probably absorbed better by the body than other forms. Chromium is usually added to multivitamin and mineral pills and is also available in a combination with other supplements.

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