|Seafood –||oysters, crabs, bluefish, perch, lobster|
|Meats –||veal, duck, lamb, pork, beef liver and kidneys|
|Nuts/seeds –||almonds, pecans, walnuts, filberts, brazil nuts, sesame, sunflower, pistachio|
|Grains –||wheat germ and bran|
|Miscellaneous –||yeast, gelatin, bone meal, corn oil, margarine, mushrooms, chocolate|
|Other sources –||copper water pipes, copper sulfate added to drinking water, copper compounds used in swimming pools, mineral supplements (especially prenatal vitamins), copper cookware and tea kettles, birth control pills, copper intrauterine devices, vegetarian diets, stress, exhaustion of the adrenal glands|
Many children are born today with excessive copper levels passed to them from their mothers in utero.