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Z Lebensm Unters Forsch. 1996 Sep;203(3):203-6.

Daily dietary chromium intake in Belgium, using duplicate portion sampling.

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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Antwerp, Belgium.


Daily dietary chromium intake in Belgium has been evaluated by sampling duplicate portions of food, heating them at an acidic pH in a microwave oven and then quantifying the chromium by atomic absorption spectrometry. The mean intake value (53 +/- 31 micrograms/day) is similar to levels found for most other countries and is situated at the lower end of the recommended range for a safe and adequate daily dietary intake.

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