Copper

Copper is found in small amounts in the body.

Some functions of copper are: helps iron to form hemoglobin in the blood, part of several enzymes, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, assists nervous system and collagen formation.

Foods rich in copper include: crab, mushrooms, sesame seeds, beans, cashews, lentils, hummus, spinach, asparagus, kale, chard, and hazelnuts.

Calcium

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body.  Most of the calcium in the body is found in  bones and teeth.

Some of the functions of calcium are: contracts muscles, tissue repair, provides structure for bones and teeth, regulates heart beat, helps with fluid balance and nervous system.

Foods rich in calcium include: dairy products like milk, cheese, and yogurt, kale, broccoli, seaweed, sesame seeds, and cabbage.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is also known as ascorbic acid and is a common supplement.

Some functions of vitamin C are: antioxidant, enhances immune system, helps formation of collagen, maintains bone, teeth, and connective tissue, aids absorption of iron, and heals wounds.

Foods rich in vitamin C include: citrus fruits, kiwi, strawberries, peppers, broccoli, kale, brussel sprouts, tomatoes, and parsley.