How Chromium interacts with carbohydrates

Interaction type: Depletions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Elevated consumption of carbohydrates may cause an increased urinary secretion of chromium. 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.