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10 Foods High in Copper

Last updated on April 1, 2011

10 Foods High in CopperCopper 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
Pumpkin seeds contain 3.1 mg of copper per cup or 156% of the RDA.

Oysters
Six medium oysters contain 2.4 mg per cup or 120% of the RDA.

Sunflower seeds
Sunflower seeds contains 2.3 mg per cup or 115% of the RDA

Sesame Seeds
Sesame seeds contain 1.9 mg per cup or 95% of the RDA.

Walnuts
Walnuts contains 1.9 mg per cup or 93% of the RDA.

Soybeans
soybeans contains .7 mg per cup or 35% of the RDA.

Lentils
Lentilscontains .5 mg per cup or 25% of the RDA.

Crimini Mushrooms
Crimini mushrooms contains .4 mg per cup or 20% of the RDA.

Quinoa
Quinoa contains .4 mg per cup or 18% of the RDA.

Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes contains .3 mg per cup or 16% of the RDA.

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