Live longer: Eating ‘optimal’ amount of copper could aid longevity – study on best amount

Live longer: Eating ‘optimal’ amount of copper could aid longevity – study on best amount

Since the study was based in China, it’s not immediately clear that the optimal amount of copper is the same for people in Britain.

In fact, the UK health copper intake recommendation is slightly lower than the “optimal” range highlighted in this study.

“Our study was conducted in general Chinese population, whether the findings can be extrapolated to other populations with different characteristics needs further investigations,” stated the authors of the study.

Adults in the UK are recommended to consume 1.2 milligrams of copper per day, according to the NHS.

You should be able to source enough copper in your daily diet.

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Published at Thu, 29 Sep 2022 09:50:00 +0000