Copper — a Forgotten Nutrient Important for Health and Vitality

Do you consume enough copper in your diet?

Brandon J Eudy, PhD
Jan 14 · 5 min read
A hanging copper pot with other hanging pots in the background (blurred).
A hanging copper pot with other hanging pots in the background (blurred).
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Why we need copper

Biological functions dependent on copper

Can you consume too much copper?

Sources of dietary copper

Table showing copper content of select foods
Table showing copper content of select foods
Copper content of select foods. Data from the USDA FoodData Central Database. Table generated by Brandon J. Eudy, PhD

America has a copper problem

How can you improve your copper intake?

Take-home messages

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Brandon J Eudy, PhD

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Dr. Brandon J Eudy holds a PhD in nutritional sciences. He blogs about food, cooking, and nutrition at www.realfoodexplored.com [email protected]

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A fast-growing health and fitness community dedicated to sharing knowledge, lessons, and suggestions to living happier, healthier lives.

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