• Willem

Eat to Nourish: Copper

Updated: Jan 6


Why it matters to include the mineral Copper in your diet.


Conventional fresh food supply chains take days even weeks to get fresh produce to you the customer, as a result, a lot of nutritional value is lost due to natural decaying processes.

Because Nourishing Hub is local to the community we sell our greens still growing and you harvest when you are ready to eat, you have no loss of nutrients.



Benefits

  • Together with iron, it enables the body to form red blood cells.

  • It helps maintain healthy bones, blood vessels, nerves, and immune function

  • It contributes to iron absorption.

  • Sufficient copper in the diet may help prevent cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis, too.

  • Helps with collagen production

  • May prevent or delay arthritis


Veg in order of highest to lowest concentration

  • Alfalfa

  • Carrot

  • Rocket

  • Carrot

  • Radish

  • Mustard

  • Broccoli

  • Gabbage - pak choi

  • Cabbage - Red

  • Onion

Remember, nutrition is more than just calories, fats, and sugars.


At Nourishing Hub we not only grow our greens in a sustainable and responsible manner, free from pesticides and herbicides, we also deliver nutritionally dense greens so you get the maximum benefit when including our greens in your diet.


Eat to nourish - minerals and vitamins are essential to a healthy diet!


Reference:

  • https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/288165.php


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