Recommended Dietary Intakes
Adults - 1.5 mg to 3 mg
This Vitamin Is
formation of bone,
haemoglobin and red blood cells.
helps in the absorption
and use of iron.
assists in the regulation
of blood pressure and heart rate.
vessels, bones, tendons, and nerves.
skin and hair
formation of collagen.
Some say that copper has an
antioxidant affect on the system.
Seafood and organ meats are
the richest sources, blackstrap molasses, nuts, seeds, green vegetables, black pepper,
cocoa, and water passed through copper pipes also contain significant quantities. The
levels of copper are directly related to the levels of vitamin C
and zinc in the body.
A deficiency in this
mineral is very rare.
Excess copper can cause
vomiting, nausea, muscle pain, and stomach aches.