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Micronutrients: Chromium

August 31, 2018 Kathleen Zelman

Chromium’s primary function appears to be enhancing the action of insulin, which plays a role in carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism and storage.

Fish filet served with vegetables on white plate
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Micronutrients: Iodine

August 16, 2018 Kathleen Zelman

An essential micronutrient not commonly found in food, iodine is needed for the synthesis of thyroid hormones and is critical for normal neurodevelopment in utero.