Copper

Updated: Sep 20, 2021

Picky eaters and those learning to eat healthy that are following along, lets continue on with our series on Vitamins and and nutrients, and talk about Copper. Here are the symptoms of this deficiency along with other important details and always if you suspect you are deficient or having health issues please, speak with your doctor about them: Better safe than sorry.

Signs of Deficiency: Frequently getting sick, fatigue and overall weakness, sensitivity to cold and pale skin.

. Daily Requirement: The daily requirements for this vitamin are 900 mcg Job: This nutrient strengthens bones and tendons, helps to balance cholesterol and is an antioxidant. Common food sources:(healthy foods to eat) Almonds, Black pepper, Chia seeds, Cocoa, Cucumber, Berries, Flax Seeds, Green peas, Kale, Lemon, Peanuts, Pistachios, Pumpkin seeds, Raisins, Sesame Seeds, Sunflower seeds, Walnuts, Nice and simple, that's how I roll. Hope this helps understand the importance of Copper. As mentioned several times before, it's key to know what our body needs each day and how to recognize if we aren't getting it so that we can supplement or find food with that vitamin. Until next time,


Robyn

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