Morley Robbins talks about how the mineral copper is how your immune system works. Your mitochondria cannot create ATP and therefore energy if you do not have bioavailable copper. Copper is required for ATP to be produced in your body. The other requirement is retinol from vitamin A (not betacarotine from carrots!). Retinol is required to load copper into ceruloplasmin so that it’s properly bound and usable. We also discuss the role of magnesium, iron and calcium for immunity.

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