Copper (銅)

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Characteristics of nutrients

  • There are many copper in muscle, liver, bone
  • Helps synthesis of hemoglobin
  • Promote the absorption of iron as a material
  • Antioxidant in the body
  • Bone formation

Function of nutrients

  • Prevent anemia (helps to synthesize moglobin)
  • Protect the body from oxidation
  • Growth promotion (helps bone formation, etc.)
  • Copper has the effect of enhancing immunity
  • Keeping your hair and skin healthy

When nutrients are deficient

  • There is no worry about deficiency if you have a normal meal
  • Anemia, arteriosclerosis, bone abnormality, etc.
  • Hair pigment becomes thin

When nutrients overdose

  • There is no worry of excessive disease if you have a normal meal
  • Please be aware of hypernutrition due to dietary supplements
  • Nausea, abdominal pain, muscle pain, hepatic disorder etc.
  • Gait disturbance, disturbance of consciousness, speech impairment

Food that contains a lot of Copper

Foodstuff Ingredient per 100g (mg)
firefly-squid(Smoked) 12.0
firefly-squid(Boiled food) 6.22
Dried shrimp 5.17
mantis-shrimp(Boiled) 3.46
firefly-squid(raw) 3.42
firefly-squid(Boiled) 2.97
ocellated-octopus(raw) 2.96
sakura-shrimp(Dried) 2.61
Cashew nut 1.89
Foie gras 1.85
sesame 1.68
Oyster (boiled) 1.44

Summary

  • There are about 80 mg in the body
  • Copper has the effect of enhancing immunity
  • Growth promotion
  • Keeping your hair and skin healthy
  • Anemia prevention
  • Crustacea, molluscan rich