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5 Positive Reasons to Increase Your Copper Intake and How to Do It

Most of us think of pennies when we think of copper, but it is a mineral that is found naturally in our bodies. While our bodies certainly need copper, eating a bunch of pennies is not the right way to go about it. Here are five reasons why you need to get more copper into your diet, followed by how you can make that happen without feasting on the contents of your piggy bank.

1. Promotes proper function in your body

Copper helps your body make enough red blood cells. It also keeps your nerve cells healthy, as well as your immune system strong. Copper deficiency can significantly weaken your immunity and lead to various infections, osteoporosis, metabolic diseases, and skin depigmentation, among the others.

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  1. I had no idea about that! As a vegan I really take care about my health and well being!

  2. Thanks for sharing …very informative

  3. What an interesting post. Thank you.


  4. This was really a helpful article. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Great post. Thanks for sharing.

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