is one of a relatively small group of metallic elements which
are essential to human health. These elements, along with
amino and fatty acids as well as vitamins, are required for
normal metabolic processes. However, as the body cannot synthesize
copper, the human diet must supply regular amounts for absorption.
Copper is stored in the liver and excreted in bile salts.
In the human body, copper assists the utilization
Copper helps oxidize glucose and release energy. It helps
the body absorb iron, Aids the thyroid gland in balancing
and secreting hormones, Carries oxygen in the blood stream
and Supplies the body’s tissues with oxygen which Increases
the body’s energy levels. Aids in nerve and brain function.
Needed for the functioning of the amino acid, tyrosine. It
is essential for making red blood cells.