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Your body needs copper‚ since it is an essential trace mineral that supports its overall functioning. It is involved in many important physiological processes. These processes include energy metabolism‚ red blood cell formation‚ and more.
Copper promotes the absorption of iron‚ an important mineral. As a result‚ it plays a role in forming hemoglobin and red blood cells. Red blood cells deliver oxygen to the body parts that need it.
In addition‚ copper is a key component of lysyl oxidase. Lysyl oxidase is an enzyme that binds elastin and collagen together in tissues‚ while also helping the respiratory system function. Finally‚ copper works to produce both RNA and myelin; it helps in the synthesis of phospholipids in order to form myelin sheaths‚ which are the cellular layer that allow nerve cells to efficently transport the electrical impulses that tell those cells what to do.
Dietary sources of copper include organ meats‚ beans‚ seafood‚ and nuts; acidic foods tend to have decreased amounts. Symptoms like diarrhea or constant stress may interfere with absorption; furthermore‚ adult women tend to need more copper than men. A supplement such as Copper (Glycinate) by Pure Encapsulations provides a highly bioavailable form of this trace mineral. Copper glycinate may be easier for your body to absorb‚ due to the copper being chelated with glysine.
Take one or two vegetable capsules daily‚ in divided doses with meals. Every capsule provides two milligrams of copper--sourced from natural earthen ore--for a mild boost. At the recommended dosage‚ each 60-capsule bottle of Pure Encapsulations' Copper (Glycinate) should last from one to two months.
Pure Encapsulations seeks to formulate and manufacture high-quality‚ hypoallergenic dietary supplements. Quality control during the formulation and manufacturing process is paramount. All Pure Encapsulations products are made with the most bioavailable ingredients possible.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Each vegetable capsule contains:
Copper (glycinate) ............................................................................. 2 mg
(hypo-allergenic plant fiber added to complete capsule volume requirement)
Pure Encapsulations recommends 1–2 capsules per day‚ in divided doses‚ with meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
If pregnant or lactating‚ consult your physician before taking this product. Copper has been associated with GI upset‚ nausea‚ diarrhea or vomiting. Consult your physician for more information.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Copper should be taken separately from Penicillamine by at least 2 hours. Consult your physician for more information.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Artificial Color Free
- Artificial Flavor Free
- Artificial Sweetener Free
- Binders Free
- Coatings Free
- Corn Free
- Dairy Free
- Egg Free
- Excipients Free
- Fragrance Free
- Gluten Free
- Heavy Metals Free
- Made In The Usa
- Preservative Free
- Shellac Free
- Soy Free
- Vegetarian Product
- Wheat Free
- Yeast Free
- Artificial Fragrance Free
- Fillers Free
- Hyrdrogentated Oils Free
- Starch Free
- Sugar Free
- Vegetable Product
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Overall Rating for Copper (glycinate) 60 Capsules
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My doctor recommended supplementing with Copper at least twice a week because I take a zinc supplement daily. I like Pure Encapsulation products because they are hypo-allergenic. I highly recommend their products!
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