Top 101 food items high in chromium

Discover 101 foods high in chromium, including both dairy and non-dairy options, as well as plant-based sources suitable for vegans and vegetarians. This comprehensive list provides the common serving size, recommended daily intake percentage, and calories per 100g for each food item.

  1. Broccoli (Common Serving size: 1 cup (91g), % RDI: 52%, Calories per 100g: 34 calories)
  2. Grape juice (Common Serving size: 1 cup (253g), % RDI: 30%, Calories per 100g: 60 calories)
  3. Potatoes (Common Serving size: 1 medium potato (173g), % RDI: 29%, Calories per 100g: 77 calories)
  4. Green beans (Common Serving size: 1 cup (125g), % RDI: 24%, Calories per 100g: 31 calories)
  5. Beef (Common Serving size: 3 oz (85g), % RDI: 23%, Calories per 100g: 250 calories)
  6. Turkey breast (Common Serving size: 3 oz (85g), % RDI: 22%, Calories per 100g: 98 calories)
  7. Red wine (Common Serving size: 5 oz (147g), % RDI: 21%, Calories per 100g: 85 calories)
  8. Spinach (Common Serving size: 1 cup (30g), % RDI: 20%, Calories per 100g: 23 calories)
  9. Apple (Common Serving size: 1 medium (182g), % RDI: 17%, Calories per 100g: 52 calories)
  10. Oranges (Common Serving size: 1 medium (131g), % RDI: 15%, Calories per 100g: 47 calories)
  11. Chicken breast (Common Serving size: 3 oz (85g), % RDI: 14%, Calories per 100g: 165 calories)
  12. Eggs (Common Serving size: 1 large (50g), % RDI: 11%, Calories per 100g: 143 calories)
  13. Whole wheat bread (Common Serving size: 1 slice (28g), % RDI: 11%, Calories per 100g: 247 calories)
  14. Oats (Common Serving size: 1 cup (81g), % RDI: 11%, Calories per 100g: 389 calories)
  15. Raisins (Common Serving size: 1/2 cup (43g), % RDI: 10%, Calories per 100g: 299 calories)
  16. Green peppers (Common Serving size: 1 medium pepper (119g), % RDI: 9%, Calories per 100g: 20 calories)
  17. Bananas (Common Serving size: 1 medium (118g), % RDI: 8%, Calories per 100g: 89 calories)
  18. Almonds (Common Serving size: 1 oz (28g), % RDI: 8%, Calories per 100g: 576 calories)
  19. Brown rice (Common Serving size: 1 cup (195g), % RDI: 6%, Calories per 100g: 111 calories)
  20. Tomatoes (Common Serving size: 1 medium tomato (123g), % RDI: 6%, Calories per 100g: 18 calories)
  21. Sweet potato (Common Serving size: 1 medium potato (114g), % RDI: 5%, Calories per 100g: 86 calories)
  22. Peanut butter (Common Serving size: 2 tbsp (32g), % RDI: 5%, Calories per 100g: 588 calories)
  23. Whole grain pasta (Common Serving size: 2 oz (57g), % RDI: 4%, Calories per 100g: 131 calories)
  24. Lentils (Common Serving size: 1 cup (198g), % RDI: 4%, Calories per 100g: 116 calories)
  25. Salmon (Common Serving size: 3 oz (85g), % RDI: 4%, Calories per 100g: 206 calories)
  26. Tuna (Common Serving size: 3 oz (85g), % RDI: 4%, Calories per 100g: 128 calories)
  27. Yogurt (Common Serving size: 1 cup (245g), % RDI: 3%, Calories per 100g: 61 calories)
  28. Cottage cheese (Common Serving size: 1 cup (226g), % RDI: 3%, Calories per 100g: 98 calories)
  29. Carrots (Common Serving size: 1 medium carrot (61g), % RDI: 3%, Calories per 100g: 41 calories)
  30. Peas (Common Serving size: 1 cup (160g), % RDI: 3%, Calories per 100g: 81 calories)
  31. Quinoa (Common Serving size: 1 cup (185g), % RDI: 3%, Calories per 100g: 120 calories)
  32. Pumpkin seeds (Common Serving size: 1 oz (28g), % RDI: 3%, Calories per 100g: 559 calories)
  33. Walnuts (Common Serving size: 1 oz (28g), % RDI: 2%, Calories per 100g: 654 calories)
  34. Sunflower seeds (Common Serving size: 1 oz (28g), % RDI: 2%, Calories per 100g: 584 calories)
  35. Pistachios (Common Serving size: 1 oz (28g), % RDI: 2%, Calories per 100g: 562 calories)
  36. Hazelnuts (Common Serving size: 1 oz (28g), % RDI: 2%, Calories per 100g: 628 calories)
  37. Cashews (Common Serving size: 1 oz (28g), % RDI: 2%, Calories per 100g: 553 calories)
  38. Brazil nuts (Common Serving size: 1 oz (28g), % RDI: 2%, Calories per 100g: 656 calories)
  39. Pecans (Common Serving size: 1 oz (28g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 691 calories)
  40. Pine nuts (Common Serving size: 1 oz (28g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 673 calories)
  41. Sesame seeds (Common Serving size: 1 oz (28g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 573 calories)
  42. Flaxseeds (Common Serving size: 1 oz (28g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 534 calories)
  43. Chia seeds (Common Serving size: 1 oz (28g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 486 calories)
  44. Pumpkin (Common Serving size: 1 cup (116g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 26 calories)
  45. Avocado (Common Serving size: 1/2 avocado (68g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 160 calories)
  46. Asparagus (Common Serving size: 1 cup (134g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 20 calories)
  47. Mushrooms (Common Serving size: 1 cup (70g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 22 calories)
  48. Spinach (Common Serving size: 1 cup (30g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 23 calories)
  49. Broccoli (Common Serving size: 1 cup (91g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 34 calories)
  50. Brussels sprouts (Common Serving size: 1 cup (88g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 43 calories)
  51. Cauliflower (Common Serving size: 1 cup (100g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 25 calories)
  52. Cabbage (Common Serving size: 1 cup (89g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 25 calories)
  53. Collard greens (Common Serving size: 1 cup (190g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 33 calories)
  54. Swiss chard (Common Serving size: 1 cup (36g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 19 calories)
  55. Mustard greens (Common Serving size: 1 cup (56g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 27 calories)
  56. Kale (Common Serving size: 1 cup (67g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 49 calories)
  57. Green beans (Common Serving size: 1 cup (125g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 31 calories)
  58. Artichokes (Common Serving size: 1 medium artichoke (128g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 47 calories)
  59. Tomatoes (Common Serving size: 1 medium tomato (123g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 18 calories)
  60. Red wine (Common Serving size: 5 oz (147g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 83 calories)
  61. Dark chocolate (Common Serving size: 1 oz (28g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 546 calories)
  62. Oatmeal (Common Serving size: 1 cup (81g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 68 calories)
  63. Sweet potatoes (Common Serving size: 1 medium sweet potato (130g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 86 calories)
  64. Brown rice (Common Serving size: 1 cup (195g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 112 calories)
  65. Raisins (Common Serving size: 1/4 cup (43g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 299 calories)
  66. Prunes (Common Serving size: 1/4 cup (44g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 240 calories)
  67. Dates (Common Serving size: 1/4 cup (40g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 282 calories)
  68. Pears (Common Serving size: 1 medium pear (178g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 57 calories)
  69. Apples (Common Serving size: 1 medium apple (182g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 52 calories)
  70. Cherries (Common Serving size: 1 cup (138g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 63 calories)
  71. Grapes (Common Serving size: 1 cup (151g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 69 calories)
  72. Oranges (Common Serving size: 1 medium orange (131g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 47 calories)
  73. Grapefruit (Common Serving size: 1/2 medium grapefruit (123g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 42 calories)
  74. Kiwi (Common Serving size: 1 medium kiwi (69g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 61 calories)
  75. Mango (Common Serving size: 1 cup (165g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 60 calories)
  76. Pineapple (Common Serving size: 1 cup (165g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 50 calories)
  77. Papaya (Common Serving size: 1 cup (140g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 43 calories)
  78. Peaches (Common Serving size: 1 medium peach (150g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 39 calories)
  79. Plums (Common Serving size: 1 medium plum (65g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 46 calories)
  80. Pomegranate (Common Serving size: 1/2 pomegranate (82g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 83 calories)
  81. Quinoa (Common Serving size: 1 cup cooked (185g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 120 calories)
  82. Lentils (Common Serving size: 1 cup cooked (198g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 116 calories)
  83. Chickpeas (Common Serving size: 1 cup cooked (164g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 164 calories)
  84. Black beans (Common Serving size: 1 cup cooked (172g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 132 calories)
  85. Lima beans (Common Serving size: 1 cup cooked (188g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 115 calories)
  86. Almonds (Common Serving size: 1/4 cup (28g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 575 calories)
  87. Pistachios (Common Serving size: 1/4 cup (30g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 562 calories)
  88. Walnuts (Common Serving size: 1/4 cup (30g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 654 calories)
  89. Cashews (Common Serving size: 1/4 cup (30g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 553 calories)
  90. Brazil nuts (Common Serving size: 1/4 cup (30g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 656 calories)
  91. Hazelnuts (Common Serving size: 1/4 cup (28g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 628 calories)
  92. Pine nuts (Common Serving size: 1/4 cup (30g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 673 calories)
  93. Sesame seeds (Common Serving size: 1 tablespoon (9g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 573 calories)
  94. Sunflower seeds (Common Serving size: 1/4 cup (35g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 584 calories)
  95. Pumpkin seeds (Common Serving size: 1/4 cup (30g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 559 calories)
  96. Flaxseeds (Common Serving size: 1 tablespoon (10g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 534 calories)
  97. Chia seeds (Common Serving size: 1 tablespoon (12g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 486 calories)
  98. Cinnamon (Common Serving size: 1 teaspoon (2.6g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 247 calories)
  99. Turmeric (Common Serving size: 1 teaspoon (2.8g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 354 calories)
  100. Oregano (Common Serving size: 1 teaspoon (1g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 306 calories)
  101. Thyme (Common Serving size: 1 teaspoon (0.7g), % RDI: 1%, Calories per 100g: 276 calories)

Keep in mind that the amount of chromium in these foods can vary depending on the growing conditions, processing, cooking methods, and other factors. It’s recommended to speak with a healthcare provider or registered dietitian to determine your daily chromium needs and the best sources of chromium for your diet.

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About the Author Adam


As a health and fitness writer, Adam combines his two passions—weightlifting and writing. With a creative writing degree under his belt, he spends his mornings lifting weights, his nights putting pen to paper, and eating too many snacks in between.

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