Metabolism. Helps in the absorption of iron and is essential for the utilization of vitamin C. Involved in the production adrenal hormones and collagen, which is responsible for the health of our bones, cartilage and skin.
Cardiovascular system. Required for the production of red blood cells. Regulates cholesterol level in the blood.
Food with Copper
mg / 100g
Copper deficiency symptoms
- difficulty breathing
- physical weakness
- hair loss
Recommended Dietary Allowances:
Infants (0 to 12 Months): 200 – 220 mcg/day
Children (1 to 13 Years): 340 – 440 mcg/day
Adolescents (14 to 18 Years): 890 mcg/day
Adults (19 and older): 900 mcg/day
Lactating Women: 1,300 mcg/day
Pregnant Women: 1,000 mcg/day