Tikun Ormus - Benefits of Copper
It is guesstimated that over 40% of Hong Kong citizens have severe copper deficiency.
The actual number increases every year as the food we eat becomes less nutritious in mineral content.
Apart from being critical for overall general good health, copper has 1 major function which may just save your life.
Copper Deficient and Brain Aneurysms
What is most interesting is that copper deficient diets created for controlled farm animals, such as sheep, chickens, turkeys etc have repeatedly shown to also cause brain aneurysms.
What is even more interesting is that copper deficient diets in humans have repeatedly shown to also cause brain aneurysms.
Copper functions as a co-factor and activator of numerous cupro-enzymes that are involved in the development (deficiency of Cu in the pregnant female results in congenital defects of the heart, i.e.-Kawasaki Disease and brain - i.e.- cerebral palsy and hypoplasia of the cerebellum) and maintenance of the cardiovascular system (deficiency results in reduced lysyl oxidase activity causing a reduction in conversion of pro elastin to elastin causing a decrease in tinsel strength of arterial walls and ruptured aneurysms and skeletal integrity (deficiency results in a specific type of arthritis of the young in the form of spurs in the bones growth plate); deficiency can result in myelin defects; deficiency results in anemia; and poor hair keratinization and loss of hair color.