Chromium is essential for insulin in regulating blood sugar levels.
As many as 90% of modern diets are low in chromium, esp those who are pregnant &/or do a lot of strenuous exercise, &/or who eat a lot of sugary foods.
Missed, as with all nutritional investigations in medical ideology.
Low chromium levels can increase blood sugar, triglycerides, cholesterol levels, and increase the risk for a number of conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease.
Good chromium food sources include whole grain breads and cereals, lean meats, cheeses, and some spices, such as black pepper and thyme. Brewer’s yeast is also rich in chromium.