Chapter 6. Chromium

  1. Conor Reilly BSc, BPhil, PhD, FAIFST1,2

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774786.ch6

The Nutritional Trace Metals

The Nutritional Trace Metals

How to Cite

Reilly, C. (2004) Chromium, in The Nutritional Trace Metals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774786.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Emeritus Professor of Public Health, Queensland, University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

  2. 2

    Visiting Professor of Nutrition, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 NOV 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405110402

Online ISBN: 9780470774786

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Keywords:

  • blood chromium;
  • glucose tolerance;
  • athletic performance;
  • metabolism of chromium;
  • supplementation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Chemistry of chromium

  • Distribution, production and uses of chromium

  • Chromium in food and beverages

  • Dietary intakes of chromium

  • Absorption and metabolism of chromium

  • Assessing chromium status

  • Chromium requirements

  • Chromium supplementation

  • References