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Copper

Copper

Copper: Copper is a metallic element or mineral that is vital to normal metabolism and the health and functioning of most of the body systems, including the immune system. Copper, an antioxidant, is available in supplements, through the use of copper pipes and cookware, copper bracelets, and in foods, such as seafood, whole grains and meats.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Copper

Adequate amounts of Copper are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Copper

Adequate amounts of Copper are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Copper

Excessive intake of Copper may involve the following risks:

Descriptions of Copper

Copper : reddish, malleable metal; atomic number, 29; atomic weight, 63.54; symbol Cu; with poisonous salts; copper is essential in nutrition, being a component of various proteins, including ceruloplasmin, erythrocuprein, cytochrome c oxidase, and tyrosinase; deficiency, which is rare, may result in hypochromic microcytic anemia, neutropenia, and bone changes; excessive accumulation in the body may lead to copper poisoning.
Source: CRISP

Copper: Other Names

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