Name (common): Copper

 

General description:

Copper is an essential trace mineral that is used in a variety of processes in the body. It is found in a wide variety of foods, though is higher in organ meats, shellfish, nuts and seeds as well as wholegrain products.

 

Functions and general science:

Copper has an important role in the scavenging of free radicals in the body.  It also has a critical role in cellular energy production, the creation of strong and flexible collagen and elastin as well as bone formation.



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Disclaimer:
The information provided in reference to this ingredient is general in nature and provided as information only. Any product specific therapeutic claims for this ingredient are linked to specific dosage requirements based on evidence of traditional or scientific nature.