Vegetable copper supplement
Copper from Healthwell is a vegetable supplement with 2 milligrams of copper per dose. Copper gluconate, a chelated form of copper, is used, which is easy for the body to absorb and utilise. Take as a daily supplement as needed or as a supplement to your diet.
Copper has many functions in the body. For example, copper:
- Contributes to natural pigmentation of the hair
- Contributes to normal nerve function
- Contributes to normal function of the immune system
- Contributes to the transport of iron in the body
- Acts as an antioxidant
Copper is an important mineral for the body and involved in several functions. It acts, for example, as an antioxidant that helps counteract oxidative stress. When free radicals are released as a reaction to, for example, smoking, sun exposure, unhealthy diet, or high physical stress, oxidative stress occurs. Antioxidants then help counteract this process, which otherwise breaks down our cells.
Copper also contributes to normal function of the immune system and nervous system, as well as to natural pigmentation of the hair. Copper is involved in the transport of iron, which, in turn, is essential for the body's oxygen supply.