Copper: The Essential Mineral for Daily+ Wellness
The Recommended Daily Allowance or Intake (RDA/RDI) for copper is 900 mcg for adults, increasing to 1,300 mcg during pregnancy and lactation.
900 mcg of anything may not seem like a lot, but if you are not getting enough of this essential mineral, you risk falling below the recommended RDA/RDI established by the Office of Dietary Supplements (https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Copper-HealthProfessional/) for the numerous health benefits it provides. Recommending copper is a great opportunity for you to increase your practice revenue as an offered essential mineral in the form of a dietary supplement.
Health benefits of copper
Copper is involved in many bodily processes and is a critical component of enzyme activity in the body. As a result, many functions depend on it to*: support strong and flexible arteries, cartilage and connective tissue, build collagen for skin elasticity, absorb iron and aid in red blood cell production, and produce cellular energy*.
This essential mineral also plays an important role in cardiovascular health.* Research in the American Journal of Physiology – Cell Physiology explains that copper-containing enzymes help protect against oxidative stress and support extracellular stability. Copper transport systems contribute to cardiovascular cell growth and migration, in addition to wound repair. Malfunction of these systems (and disfunction of copper regulators) has been associated with a series of cardiovascular issues.
Copper contributes to bone and joint health* by aiding in collagen production. Just as mortar holds bricks in place, copper helps make the “mortar” that connects collagen protein “bricks.” In this role, it also helps support the health of hair, skin, and nails.*
Because the human body can only store small amounts of copper — somewhere between 50-120 mg — with the rest being excreted in the bile and urine, this nutrient must be replenished regularly. This is where Sovereign Copper Bio-Active Copper Hydrosol™ comes into play.
About Sovereign Copper: How it works
Sovereign Copper contains a proprietary blend of two bioactive forms of copper: copper (I) and copper (II) species. When combined, these individual forms create a synergistic effect, promoting cellular absorption, uptake, and metabolism.*
Increased absorption is critical since research has found that between 60-70% of copper consumed in the human diet is unfortunately not absorbed. Improving absorption rate is especially important for certain populations. Several authors contend that copper deficiency is becoming more frequent due to both changing dietary patterns and the increase in procedures that affect copper absorption and efficiency, some of which include bypass bariatric surgery and long-term renal replacement therapy.
The unique formulation in Sovereign Copper manufactured by Natural Immunogenics came to the market after over 5 years of Research & Development. The company is family-owned and located in Florida. It that has been educating people about how to take control of their health and well-being since 1998. In fact, this is part of the company’s Mission and Vision.
Why add Sovereign Copper to your line of chiropractic product offerings?
Sovereign Copper contains three ingredients: 99.999% pure copper, pharmaceutical-grade water, and a hint of pure silver.
Adding Sovereign Copper to your offerings enables you to provide more ways to promote overall health and wellness. Having a broader range of dietary supplements also establishes your expertise in areas that extend beyond some of the more common nutrients known for greater bone and joint health, such as vitamin D, calcium, and omega-3 fatty acids.
Simply educating your staff about the value that Sovereign Copper offers and which so many could benefit from a higher copper intake, is the first step to improved wellness. Creating informational pamphlets can assist with this as well.
These pamphlets and other educational materials (like blogs and small blurbs in your newsletters) could outline why copper is so important to the body, what happens when you don’t get enough of it, who may be at risk of a deficiency, and more. Make these materials even more helpful by providing tips for how to get the most from this dietary supplement, while promoting dietary supplement safety.
Tips for getting the most from Sovereign Copper
When taking Sovereign Copper for short-term support, three servings of 1 tablespoon each is recommended per day. This provides 450 mcg of copper, well under the Upper Limit (UL). The recommended intake for long-term support is one tablespoon twice per day (300 mcg of copper) and the maintenance dose is one tablespoon per day or 150 mcg of copper.
With Sovereign Copper a little goes a long way. This supplement leaves enough room for copper that is consumed through the diet without exceeding the RDA/RDI. Beef liver is perhaps the most copper-rich food at 12,400 mcg per three-ounce serving. Oysters and unsweetened dark chocolate also provide more than 100% of the RDA/RDI. But how often are these foods eaten?
Other best practice tips for consumption include, using it within six months from opening the bottle , and swishing the product in the mouth for 30 seconds before swallowing. Reinforcing these practices helps get the most from Sovereign Copper product, thereby increasing Daily+ overall wellness.
 Copper Supplementation is not recommended for individuals with Wilson’s Disease.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA – This product is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or mitigate any disease.