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Copper

Copper

Copper is not only used to ... the thickening of our purses and wallets with coins, but is also an indispensable metal to the body having a completely different use.

Copper is not only used to ... the thickening of our purses and wallets with coins, but is also an indispensable metal to the body having a completely different use.
Recommended daily dose: 1.5-3 mg.
sources
Crustaceans, liver, green vegetables, mushrooms, green beans, nuts, seeds, whole grains and cocoa powder.
Roles and features
- plays an important role in the production of enzymes that protect the body against certain toxic substances (free radicals, cadmium);
- intervenes in the formation of the basic connective tissue that serves to elaborate a multitude of other tissues;
- participates in the production of energy;
- it contributes to the absorption of iron, thus preventing anemia;
- is involved in the production of neurochemical substances indispensable for the proper functioning of the brain;
- influences the functioning of the muscles, nerves and immune system;
- it decreases the production of histamine, which reduces the allergic manifestations.