Copper has many diverse roles in the body. It works closely with iron in the synthesis of blood, is involved in the production of energy and most reactions that consume oxygen or oxygen radicals. Copper, along with Zinc and Selenium, is a free radical scavenger. Copper helps in the manufacturing of collagen and is also a wound healer. Maintaining proper copper levels is essential for good health.
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