The best source of chromium is broccoli, which contains 11 micrograms in just ½ cup. You need 21-35 micrograms of chromium per day, so, for most people eating just 1 cup of broccoli can get you well within the range you need. Red wine, orange and apple juice are also considered good sources of chromium. If you choose to drink your chromium, be sure to choose juices with little to no preservatives or sugar. You can also get the chromium you need from foods such as, Brewers yeast, thyme, black pepper, cheese, asparagus, nuts, and bananas.