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Benefits of Copper for Skin, Hair and Health

Benefits of Copper for Skin

Copper, the lustrous and rare metal can simply make you fall in love with it, if at all you knew the immense benefits it will offer to your health, skin and hair. If you want to fall in love with copper, here you go…

Copper which is broken down to copper peptides while consumed has the instant power to penetrate into one’s skin. Scientists and doctors agree that a particular amount of copper (0.9-1.3 mg/day) is very essential to the body for its health benefits. The copper you consume from a balanced diet is stored in your lover and is used in limitation considering the positive and precious attributes it has. When you liver has identified how precious it is for your health, it is time for you also to know what good it can do to you, read on.

  • Physical growth: When copper is combined with a protein particle, it aids in physical growth. Since copper cannot self-synthesize, it depends on protein molecules. If you look forward to a proper and healthy physical growth, start checking your food for its copper content.
  • Collagen and connective tissues: Copper maintains the health of the connective tissues and collagen—the skin protein. This is essential to keep your skin firm and healthy.
  • Stimulates and boosts your brain: Copper when had in the right amounts will prove to be the essential triggering factor for sharp thoughts. It will not only stimulate and sharpen your mind, but will also boost your memory power. Intelligence is achievable through copper!
  • stimulates and boosts your brain
  • Absorbs iron: Like how calcium absorbs iron, copper also does the job awesomely well. On combination, it releases energy that the body needs and supplies enough iron to contribute to your blood’s content.
  • Streamlines your hormones: Copper with its intense anti-oxidant properties is very essential to smoothen the process of hormones and also ensures its proper flow through the body.
  • Bid goodbye to bacteria: With its abundance of antibacterial qualities, copper destroys the e-coli and other harmful bacteria in the body.
  • Prevents bone problems: Copper is well known for its richness in Vitamin K. Vitamin K is essential to keep one’s bones strong and away from bone diseases such as osteoporosis and arthritis. People who have crossed the age of 30 should have Vitamin K in their body essentially and copper will do the job for you!
  • prevents bone problems
  • Melanin pigmentation: Melanin content, which is responsible for the pigmentation and complexion of your skin, is a hormone. This hormone is produced and stimulated by the copper content in your body. Consuming proper amounts of copper through daily food will stimulate the melanin in a proper way and will thus help maintain your skin.
  • Copper and cholesterol: Copper is well known for its capacity to increase the good cholesterol and wade away the bad cholesterol. Thus, if you are a cholesterol patient, you must consider right amounts of having copper through your food.
  • Copper for hair: Copper peptides are used in shampoos for treating scalp related issues.

Here are food sources which can contribute to the copper content in your diet:

  • Cashews
  • Amaranth
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Brazil nuts
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Quinoa
  • Almonds
  • Jackfruit
  • Asparagus
  • Avocado
  • Coconut
  • Mangoes
  • Raisins