August 2013

Copper Key Contributor to Alzheimer’s

Copper is ubiquitous in the food supply and drinking water.  In the right amounts, it helps the body perform many important functions.  However, a new study points to the metal’s darker side: too much copper can accumulate in the brain and contribute to the buildup of toxic proteins that cause Alzheimer’s disease.

8/19/2013 | 1 comment

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