Posts Tagged "Copper"

3 metals you don’t know you’re eating

Posted on Apr 27, 2014 in Heavy Metals, Medical Rewind

Iron in your supplements. Copper in your water. Aluminum in antacids. Metals make their way into our bodies in a variety of ways. That can be bad news, considering the growing number of studies linking high levels of them to Alzheimer’s disease. As we age, our bodies don’t always properly regulate and store certain metals, which can then end up in areas of the brain where they shouldn’t be, says Dr. Ashley Bush, of the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health in Melbourne, Australia. Once in the body, they react with oxygen to produce free radicals that damage...

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