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Updated 14 February 2013

Signs of copper deficiency

Lack of copper may contribute to high levels of the “bad” LDL cholesterol and low levels of the “good” HDL cholesterol and is regarded as a contributor to heart and circulatory problems. Failure of babies to thrive and grow, fatigue, iron deficiency anaemia, and changes in hair and skin colour.

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Lack of copper may contribute to high levels of the “bad” LDL cholesterol and low levels of the “good” HDL cholesterol and is regarded as a contributor to heart and circulatory problems.

Failure of babies to thrive and grow, fatigue, iron deficiency anaemia, and changes in hair and skin colour.

 
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