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Chromium and Weight Control - Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition

Chromium and Weight Control
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Chromium and Weight Control

Chromium and Weight Control

Effects of Chromium on Health and Weight Loss

Chromium is an essential trace element for animals and man. The only form of chromium used by the body is trivalent chromium. Makers of chromium supplements claim that the mineral boosts weight loss, as well as providing health benefits

Chromium - Metabolism of Sugars, Control of Fat, Cholesterol

Chromium is required for the metabolism of sugar. Without enough chromium, insulin is less effective in controlling blood sugar levels. Chromium's influence on blood sugar helps to control cravings and reduce hunger. Chromium also helps to control levels of fat and cholesterol in the blood.

Good Sources of Chromium

Egg yolks, Molasses, Brewer's yeast, Beef, Hard Cheese, Liver, Fruit Juices, Whole Wheat bread.

Chromium Deficiency Symptoms

- Symptoms similar to those of hypoglycemia
- Alcohol intolerance
- Nervousness
- Frequent passing of urine
- Thirst

Chromium Deficiency and Processed Foods
Chromium deficiency may be caused by diets high in refined/processed food, prolonged dieting, pregnancy and alcoholism.

Recommended Daily Allowance for Chromium

No official RDAs.
US Guidelines say 50-200iu daily is a safe, adequate range.

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Vitamin Supplements to Help Weight Loss

Vitamin B2 - Vitamin B3 - Vitamin B5 - Vitamin B6 - Vitamin C
Calcium - Choline - Chromium - Inositol - Manganese - Zinc

Dietary Calories In Main Food Groups

Calories in Alcohol - Calories in Bacon/Pork - Calories in Bagels - Calories in Beans - Calories in Beef - Calories in Beer - Calories in Bread - Calories in Breakfast Bars - Calories in Breakfast Cereal - Calories in Butter - Calories in Cakes - Calories in Candy - Calories in Cheese - Calories in Chicken - Calories in Coffee/Creamers - Calories in Condiments - Calories in Cookies - Calories in Croissants - Calories in Deli Meat - Calories in Donuts - Calories in Dressings - Calories in Eggs - Calories in Fast Food - Calories in Fats/Cooking Oils - Calories in Fish/Seafood - Calories in Frozen Entrees - Calories in Fruit - Calories in Game Meat - Calories in Herbs/Spices - Calories in Ice Cream - Calories in Jelly/Jam - Calories in Juice - Calories in Lamb - Calories in Mexican Food - Calories in Muffins - Calories in Milk/Yogurt - Calories in Noodles - Calories in Nuts - Calories in Pancakes - Calories in Pasta - Calories in Pies - Calories in Pizza - Calories in Popcorn - Calories in Potatoes - Calories in Pretzels - Calories in Rice - Calories in Sauces - Calories in Snacks - Calories in Soft Drinks - Calories in Soup - Calories in Soy Food - Calories in Sugar - Calories in Toppings - Calories in Turkey - Calories in Veal - Calories in Vegetables - Calories in Whole Grains - Calories in Wine - Energy in Food - Nutrition in Food

Information About Energy Needs and Calorie Deficit to Lose Weight

Definition of Calorie - Definition of Kilocalories (kcals) - Calorie Needs to Maintain Weight - Calorie Needs for Teens - Calorie Intake per Day - Calorie Intake and Expenditure - Energy Burned by Exercise - Calories in Pound of Body Fat - Weight Loss Diets - Calorie Controlled Weight Loss Diet - Low Calorie Diets - Low Calorie Recipes - Calorie-Counting to Lose Weight - Basal Metabolic Rate - Calories Needed to Lose Weight - How to Reduce Calories - How to Reduce Fat Calories - Weight Loss and Calories

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