How COPPER could help combat obesity: Essential nutrient 'plays a key role in breaking down fat cells' 



In the quest to combat the spiraling obesity epidemic, a team of scientists believe copper may hold the key.
Long prized as a malleable, conductive metal used in cookware, electronics, jewellery and plumbing, copper has gained an increasing amount of attention in the last decade for its role in certain biological functions.
It has been known that copper is needed to form red blood cells, absorb iron, develop connective tissue and support the immune system. 
But, a new study, establishes for the first time copper's role in fat metabolism. 
Professor Chris Chang, from the University of... read more

 
7 June 2016 in Health, Views: 59
Source: Daily Mail
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