Nutrition: COPPER
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Nutrition: COPPER

Post by Rupali Datta, RD on Saturday, December 3, 2022

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WHAT: It is an essential trace mineral, which means we need to to take adequate amounts daily in small amounts but its deficiency can have far reaching health outcomes.

FUNCTIONS: It is needed for the functioning of enzymes that help produce energy. It is critical for absorption of iron. It is needed for the production of red blood cells, collagen, connective tissue, and brain neurotransmitters. It helps with antioxidant activity.

SOURCES: Liver, oysters, crab, salmon, Sunflower and sesame seeds, white chana, spinach, Millets.

 

Rupali Datta, RD

Founder Diet Decisions

DDPHN, RD, EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEMBER IDA

Consultant Nutritionist

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