Copper Deficiency

Copper Deficiency

Copper Deficiency Questions

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by 580 · about 10 hours ago

Hello fellow paleohackers. I am 29, I practice Jiu Jitsu at least 3 times a week, I am in good shape, not overweight and have been paleo since October, LC probably between 50g and 100g of carbs. Last December I got my blood tested and my TC and... (more)

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MM_4 0 · June 20, 2012 at 2:22 PM

I'm a histadelic, and a mostly veggie diet keeps it well in check, and veggie diets are notorious for the copper load. I've always thought that a vegetarian diet is just low in histamine (and histidine) in general, but maybe it does have... (more)

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by 610 · about 10 hours ago

I took a zinc tally taste test recently, and it tasted like water, apparently indicating a zinc deficiency. I've been dealing with dysbiosis/leaky gut for 7 or 8 years now, so my zinc could be depleted or not absorbing properly. We also have... (more)

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_Tom 0 · January 25, 2012 at 5:25 PM

I"ve heard good things about the Spectracell test. http://www.spectracell.com/products/micronutrient-testing-product-specifications/ Anyone else have an opinion? (more)

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by 39841 · about 11 hours ago

Paul Jaminet has a great post here about sky-high cholesterol levels in the paleo community and his theories about why: http://perfecthealthdiet.com/?p=2547 In essence, he thinks it's due at least in part to malnutrition, specifically copper.... (more)

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stoic 0 · March 06, 2011 at 12:23 AM

Having seen your intakes listed here, I doubt you will get a big result from Cu supplementation or that nutrient deficiency was the cause of your lab value. The effect that paleo has on some practitioners' LDL and TSH/T3/T4 is disturbing, and I... (more)

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