Copper is a trace mineral that supports a number of crucial physiological processes of the body.
It is involved in protein metabolism, the production of RNA, and the synthesis of phospholipids used in the formation of myelin sheaths.
- Key mineral in lysyl oxidase, an enzyme which weaves together collagen and elastin.
- Copper assists in the formation of hemoglobin and red blood cells by facilitating iron absorption.
- Activates a number of enzymes important to energy metabolism.