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How can I include more chromium in my diet?

It's best to get chromium from food rather than chromium supplements, but specific amounts in foods are tough to pin down: Chromium is difficult to measure accurately, and values can vary greatly, depending on how a product is grown and processed. Eating a diverse diet with plenty of fruit, vegetables, and whole grains should provide you with all the chromium your body needs.
 

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