Thorne

Copper Bisglycinate

$17

A well-absorbed form of copper, which is essential for heart, blood vessel, nerve, collagen health*

Copper Bisglycinate, an optimally absorbed Albion mineral chelate, supports bone, blood vessel, heart, nerve, and skin health.* Supplement it if you are supplementing significant amounts of zinc.*

Copper is a trace mineral that is essential for bone health, connective tissue health, cardiovascular health, lipid metabolism, neurological health, and skin health.* It's also a component of the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase. Because copper and zinc compete with each other for absorption, an individual taking a high amount of zinc (for example, 50 mg daily for an extended time period) can develop a copper deficiency. A copper deficiency can render many cell types, including fat cells and blood cells, more susceptible to oxidation.* For this reason, zinc supplementation should be accompanied by copper supplementation.* In a clinical setting, copper supplementation protected red blood cells from oxidation.* Thorne's Copper Bisglycinate provides an optimally absorbed form of copper.*

 

WARNINGS

ALLERGY WARNINGS:

This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.

PREGNANCY:

If pregnant, consult your health professional before using this product.

INTERACTIONS:

There are no known adverse interactions or contraindications at publication date.

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