Copper is a brain stimulant and all young mammals, both animal and human normally have higher copper levels than adults. This is believed by some to explain the liveliness and high energy behaviour of most youngsters.
Role In The Body
- Helps to regulate and stimulate our brain.
- Helps protect our nervous system.
- Assists in forming muscle, arteries, veins, skin and bone.
- Helps our body absorb Iron.
- Assists in the pigmentation of hair and skin.
- Weak arteries and veins, stroke, aneurysm, varicose veins.
- Sagging muscles and early wrinkling of skin.
- High blood cholesterol.
- Weak red blood cells (anaemia). Low energy.
- Lack of hair and skin pigmentation.
- Nerve disorders.
- Hyperactivity. Insomnia. Anxiety. Mental Disorders.
- High blood pressure (anxiety based)
- NB: excess copper can be as toxic as Lead, Mercury and Cadmium.
Good Sources Of Copper
- Shiitake Mushrooms
- Nuts & Seeds
- Leafy Greens
- Dark Chocolate