10 Foods High in Copper
Posted on April 1, 2011
Copper is an important trace element that is necessary for every organ in the human body. It is necessary for healthy bones and connective tissues as well as many other functions and mechanisms. Here are 10 foods high in copper.
Pumpkin seeds contain 3.1 mg of copper per cup or 156% of the RDA.
Six medium oysters contain 2.4 mg per cup or 120% of the RDA.
Sunflower seeds contains 2.3 mg per cup or 115% of the RDA
Sesame seeds contain 1.9 mg per cup or 95% of the RDA.
Walnuts contains 1.9 mg per cup or 93% of the RDA.
soybeans contains .7 mg per cup or 35% of the RDA.
Lentilscontains .5 mg per cup or 25% of the RDA.
Crimini mushrooms contains .4 mg per cup or 20% of the RDA.
Quinoa contains .4 mg per cup or 18% of the RDA.
Sweet potatoes contains .3 mg per cup or 16% of the RDA.