Copper is an essential mineral and a strong antioxidant for bone and connective tissue.
Copper contributes to:
- the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
- normal functioning of the nervous system.
- normal energy-yielding metabolism.
- maintenance of normal connective tissues.
- normal skin pigmentation.
- the normal function of the immune system.
We included 0.25mg (25% NRV*).
Gobi Gold mindset is to supplement your daily food intake. You can reach the daily recommended dose by eating:
- 1 cup of mashed sweet potatoes
- 1 oz of sesame seeds
- 1 oz of dry roasted cashews
Goes well with
Iron. Studies suggest that copper enhances iron absorption in the gut.
Bioavailable Copper form
Copper citrate is a chelated form of copper with increased bioavailability.
*NRV: Nutrient Reference Values (NRV) according to EU regulation No 1169/2011.
Read the evidence
Reeves, P. G., & DeMars, L. C. S. (2004). Copper deficiency reduces iron absorption and biological half-life in male rats. Journal of Nutrition, 134(8), 1953–1957. https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/134.8.1953
Della Pepa, G., & Brandi, M. L. (2016). Microelements for bone boost: The last but not the least. Clinical Cases in Mineral and Bone Metabolism, 13(3), 181–185. https://doi.org/10.11138/ccmbm/2016.13.3.181
Opsahl, W., Zeronian, H., Ellison, M., Lewis, D., Rucker, R. B., & Riggins, R. S. (1982). Role of copper in collagen cross-linking and its influence on selected mechanical properties of chick bone and tendon. Journal of Nutrition, 112(4), 708–716. https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/112.4.708