Trace Elements

Trace Element: Copper

Be sure to correctly identify a trace element which exists in tiny concentrations in the human body. By completing this essay, you will:

  1. Define what trace elements are and provide details of your chosen trace element. This is the element you signed up for in the Groups “Trace Elements”.
  2. Describe why your trace element is important for proper health and functioning of the body.
  3. Explain any negative health effects that result from not having enough (deficiency) of that trace element.
  4. Explain any negative health effects of having too much of that trace element.