Whenever you feel fatigue or weak, you think about your
hemoglobin level. If your hemoglobin level is low
then you feel weak …that is true & so you start taking
iron rich food or iron supplements. However,
there are many factors responsible for your
hemoglobin level. One of them is your copper intake.
Copper deficiency may be one of the reasons for
your fatigue and weakness.
Copper is a trace element required by
your body, but it is very important.
If your copper content is low, your body absorbs less
iron as copper helps in metabolism of iron. And,
this can lead to Iron- deficiency anemia. That means your
blood carry less oxygen. Lack of oxygen can lead to
weakness & fatigue.
Good vegetarian sources of copper are:
- Coconut dry
- Sesame seed
This tip is especially if you are taking iron
treatment for your anemia, but you are not getting
results. Consult your qualified dietitian for your
Now you must be thinking about copper vessel.
In next Tuesday we will discuss about the use of copper vessels.
See you next Tuesday
With another Tuesday tip
Till then, take care.