Copper helps our body to make red blood cells, and helps keep nerve and immune system healthy. It also helps in reducing the symptoms of arthritis.
Inadequate intake of copper can cause increased risk of osteoporosis, infections, and impaired neurological function.
The richest source of copper in nature are oysters. Kale, mushrooms, sesame seeds and nuts are also a good source of copper. There are copper supplements, but it is always better to consume minerals and vitamins through food.