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Name: Lizabeth
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Date: November 2004

Why do we need copper in our diet?

It appears that not much is known about the role of copper in humans, except that animals, and presumably humans, express a wide variety of abnormalities when deprived of trace amounts of copper. The mechanism is uncertain however. Check out:

Also do a google search on the term: "dietary copper deficiency" and you will find a lot of "hits".

Vince Calder

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