A Few Words on Copper

Copper pennies are said to be lucky. Tough to find them these days, but copper in your diet is very important and if you feel good, then that's a very lucky thing indeed. Let's take a few minutes to make that shopping list and include "copper thinking" when we plan our menus.

If, by any chance, you’ve been taking extra zinc to help ward off viruses, be aware that too much can cause a copper deficiency. It is always best to do your research and importantly, maintain a balanced diet (what is right for you) before proceeding with any course of action. See online for more detailed information on the role copper plays in good health.

This is not an exhaustive list, but here are some really good sources of copper:owl reading.png

Oysters

Liver

Spirulina

Shitake Mushrooms

Almonds, Cashews and Sesame Seeds

Leafy Greens like Spinach and Kale

Dark Chocolate

Garbanzo Beans

Lentils

Pumpkins Seeds

Olives

Beet Greens

Try and buy the best fresh produce available (no chemical fertilizers and pesticides). A daily mixed salad with some of the ingredients above is one way to help give the body what it needs to stay healthy. Save the chocolate for a treat.993483.png

Sandra EL


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