Half a cup of oats contains 15% of your daily chromium recommended intake. Whole grains are recommended because refined ones have reduced chromium content by a large percentage. Oats also keep you full for a longer period of time and are rich in fiber that helps in the regulation of bowel movement. Oatmeal recipes are easy to make and you can easily find them anywhere.
Broccoli is an excellent source of chromium. 1 serving or approximately 1 cup contains 53% of the recommended daily intake. Broccoli is also a good source of fiber, essential vitamins and minerals. It is also believed that broccoli has anti-cancer properties especially for breast and uterine cancer. It is recommended to quickly steam it than to boil it to retain the essential nutrients.