How Chromium interacts with carbohydrates

Interaction type: Depletions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Eating too many carbohydrates in your diet may increase the amount of chromium eliminated in the urine. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary. (1)


  1. View Abstract: Anderson RA, Bryden NA, Polansky MM. Urinary Chromium Excretion and Insulinogenic Properties of Carbohydrates. Am J Clin Nutr. May1990;51(5):864-8.