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Chromium occurs in trace amounts in human and animal tissues.
Chromium plays an important role in carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism. It potentiates the action of insulin in accelerating the utilization of glucose.
It is highly available in average diets.
The exact requirements are not known. Average diets can meet the chromium requirements.
It is readily absorbed in the small intestine. It is mobilized from the tissues in response to glucose administration. Chromium is mainly excreted in urine, a small amount in bile and feces.
Chromium deficiency is characterised by impaired growth and disturbances in glucose, lipid and protein metabolism.
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