Micronutrient 101: Minerals - Copper

by Jowynna Yeo - 22nd Sep 2019

Copper is not only a soft metal, but it's also a trace mineral.

It is a normal constituent of blood and is a component of many enzymes in our body. 

Fun fact: Copper is mostly abundant in our liver, brain, heart, and kidney. 

Copper is found in a wide variety of foods. Two rich sources of copper are organ meats and shellfish, especially liver and oyster. 

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Besides this, nuts and seeds are high in copper too. 

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Founder of Vease, Jowynna loves tackling picky eaters and teaching children about food & nutrition. Jowynna is also a Consultant Dietitian at ABC Children Specialist Clinic.