Copper By: Zoey Brazell

What are Minerals and Vitamins?

Mineral: A solid, inorganic substance with definite chemical composition and crystal structure. Found on Periodic Table.

Vitamin: Organic substances that are needed in small quantities in order for normal plant and animal growth.

Copper is a Mineral!

Water Soluble: Dissolves easily in the body (water)

Fat Soluble: Dissolves easily in fats and oils.

What is Copper?

Copper is a key mineral needed to build strong tissue, maintaining blood volume, and producing energy in your cells.

What Foods can you Find it in?

  • Sunflower seeds
  • Lentils
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Asparagus
  • Mushrooms
  • And more...

What Happens if you Eat too Much?

Nausea, vomiting, headaches, dizziness. Can lead to heart problems, coma, and potential death.

What Happens if you Eat too Little?

Copper deficiency can lead to problems with your metabolism.


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