Copper

Best Multivitamins for Women: What the Media Didn't Report

…should be in the best multivitamins for women. The offending vitamins the study cited include iron, vitamin B6, folic acid, magnesium, zinc, and copper. All of the nutrients taken in the study were “self-reported” so we don’t know the doses, brands, quality, or even how regularly the nutrients…

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Is Taking Multivitamins Safe?

…The upper safe limit is 2 mg of copper daily, which is what many multivitamins supply. But copper is also found in many of the foods, so if you take 2 mg chances are you’re getting too much. Instead, try taking multivitamins that provide no more than 1 mg of copper. * High levels of manganese. Many…

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The Benefits of Multivitamins

…choose different forms of magnesium. As far as the copper and manganese go, they are too high. Even though copper at 2 mg is the recommended daily allowance, if excess copper is taken in the diet—which is frequently the case—this amount of copper in a multi could create a pro-oxidant effect. Vitamin…

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5 Heart-Smart Secrets for Your July Fourth Celebration

…calories and a good way to keep your holiday meal balanced. * Consider putting eggplant on the grill. Eggplant is high in fiber, manganese, vitamin B1, copper, and potassium. Plus, eggplant’s main phenolic compound—chlorogenic acid—has viral and cancer fighting properties. Here’s how to enjoy it on…

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Secrets for Conquering Attention Deficit Disorder, Naturally

…B5 (pantothenic acid, 10 mg), B6 (pyridoxine, 4 mg), vitamin C (200 mg), vitamin E (100 IU) and the minerals calcium (500 mg), chromium (100 mg), copper (1 mg), magnesium (200 mg), and zinc (15 mg). * Supplement with fish oil: up to 2 g daily. Now it’s your turn: Have you found a solution that helps…

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