Copper is Essential

Copper is an essential trace element vital to the health of all living organisms. Copper nutrition is important for pregnant women, the developing fetus and newborn babies. In our bodies, copper enhances bone strength, red and white blood cell maturation, iron transport, cholesterol and glucose metabolism, heart muscle contraction and brain development. Avoiding copper deficiency requires a recommended daily intake of about 1mg. Good dietary sources of copper include dark chocolate, nuts, seafood, legumes, liver and green leafy vegetables.

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