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cu copper Jun 17 2016 11:15AM

Copper component of the salts, minerals, and the body needs in small amounts is found in the organs of the body, but is concentrated in the brain and liver.
Functions copper
- Enters in the composition of the many enzymes, so it is not a must to maintain the heart, bones, nerves and brain and red blood cells healthy.
- Helps to extract energy from food, and produces substances similar to hormones Tsaj regulate blood pressure and heart rate and speed wound healing.
- Helps relieve pain.
- Protects cells from oxidation, so it helps the body to cancer and heart disease and diseases of aging resistance.
- A must for bone strength.
- Necessary to form the skin and connective tissue.
- Important for proper absorption of iron and if the body does not get the required amount of copper, the production of hemoglobin (red blood hemoglobin) is decreasing and the result is a kind of poverty. Blood (caused by copper deficiency).
- Copper deficiency can impair the ability of white blood cells to fight infection.
- Copper helps in bone formation (and early signs of deficiency Lin emergence of bones and osteoporosis).
- Copper is working with the balance of zinc and vitamin C to form the (elastin flexible yellow item in tissue).
- The role of copper in hair coloring and skin.
- It has to do with a sense of taste and which is required for the joints and nerves (healthy).
- Copper role in energy production.
Copper deficiency leads to osteoporosis.
Excessive copper intake could lead to copper poisoning, symptoms include: diarrhea, eczema, high blood pressure, kidney disease, nausea, anemia sickle cell blood, gastric pain, damage to the central nervous system, mental and emotional disorders (autism and hyperactivity in children), mood swings.
Copper is present in our daily lives:
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- Crews in cooking and made of copper sanitary ware.
- In the municipal (tap or municipal water faucet).
- The chemicals used in swimming pools.
- In lotions and materials used in hairstyles.
- In pesticides.
- In the pill.
- In pasteurized milk and grain and bread made from vegetable whole grain is shelled (such as wheat grain), meat organs such as the liver and kidneys, chicken and eggs.
- Smoking increases the rates of copper in the body.
Copper sources
Sesame, liver animal, sunflower sowing, cereal bran, molasses, sowing pumpkin, walnuts, marine clams, Sudanese Afattsag, almonds, tuna, whole wheat, coconut, dried apricots, prawns, prunes, dried peaches, cheese, lentils, dried figs, milk, beans, al-Balah.