Top Meats High in Copper

About Meats and Copper

There are quite a number of meats rich in copper, and most of this list will provide a significant portion of your recommended daily values.

Some of the highest copper meats include crab meat, clams, anchovy, shrimp, turkey, ham, sausage, beef, salmon and chicken. Other copper rich meats are trout, chicken breast, spam, pork, canned tuna and bacon.

We calculated the top meats for copper by both their common measurement as well as in 200 calories, including by gender daily requirements. Here are the details for top 16 meats highest in copper.

Food nutritional data is sourced from USDA and NIH. [3][4]

Adult Female DV Adult Male DV

Crab Meat

image of crab meat

In 1 cup, crab meat has 1.1mg of copper, or about 92% of daily values for women and 65% for men.
Copper
1.1mg in
1 cup (135g)
2mg in
200 Calories (241g)
92%
65%
160%
120%
Complete nutrition for Crab Meat

Clams (cooked)

image of clams

1 ounce of clam contains 0.19mg of copper, or about 16% of daily values for women and 11% for men.
Copper
0.19mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
0.93mg in
200 Calories (135g)
16%
11%
77%
55%
Complete nutrition for Clams

Anchovy (raw)

image of anchovy

In 1 ounce, anchovy has 0.06mg of copper, or about 5% of daily values for women and 4% for men.
Copper
0.06mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
0.32mg in
200 Calories (153g)
5%
4%
27%
19%
Complete nutrition for Anchovy

Shrimp (raw)

image of shrimp

1 medium shrimp contains 0.01mg of copper, or about 1% for adults.
Copper
0.01mg in
1 medium (6g)
0.51mg in
200 Calories (282g)
1%
1%
43%
30%
Complete nutrition for Shrimp

Turkey (cooked)

image of turkey

In 1 lb, turkey has 0.42mg of copper, or about 35% of daily values for women and 25% for men.
Copper
0.42mg in
1 lb (453.6g)
0.1mg in
200 Calories (106g)
35%
25%
8%
6%
Complete nutrition for Turkey

Ham

image of ham

1 ounce of ham contains 0.02mg of copper, or about 2% of daily values for women and 1% for men.
Copper
0.02mg in
1 ounce (28.35g)
0.06mg in
200 Calories (76g)
2%
1%
5%
4%
Complete nutrition for Ham

Sausage (cooked)

image of sausage

In 1 link, sausage has 0.06mg of copper, or about 5% of daily values for women and 4% for men.
Copper
0.06mg in
1 link (87g)
0.05mg in
200 Calories (62g)
5%
4%
4%
3%
Complete nutrition for Sausage

Beef (ground)

image of beef

1 ounce of beef contains 0.02mg of copper, or about 2% of daily values for women and 1% for men.
Copper
0.02mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
0.05mg in
200 Calories (72g)
2%
1%
4%
3%
Complete nutrition for Beef

Salmon (raw)

image of salmon

In 1 ounce, salmon has 0.02mg of copper, or about 1% for adults.
Copper
0.02mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
0.1mg in
200 Calories (157g)
1%
1%
8%
6%
Complete nutrition for Salmon

Chicken (ground)

image of chicken

1 ounce of chicken contains 0.02mg of copper, or about 1% for adults.
Copper
0.02mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
0.07mg in
200 Calories (106g)
1%
1%
5%
4%
Complete nutrition for Chicken

Trout (cooked)

image of trout

1 small trout has 0.06mg of copper, or about 5% of daily values for women and 4% for men.
Copper
0.06mg in
1 small (113g)
0.06mg in
200 Calories (98g)
5%
4%
5%
3%
Complete nutrition for Trout

Chicken Breast (cooked)

image of chicken breast

1 cup of chicken breast contains 0.07mg of copper, or about 6% of daily values for women and 4% for men.
Copper
0.07mg in
1 cup (140g)
0.06mg in
200 Calories (121g)
6%
4%
5%
3%
Complete nutrition for Chicken Breast

Spam

image of spam

In 1 ounce, spam has 0.01mg of copper, or about 1% for adults.
Copper
0.01mg in
1 ounce (28g)
0.03mg in
200 Calories (68g)
1%
1%
3%
2%
Complete nutrition for Spam

Pork (ground)

image of pork

1 ounce of pork contains 0.01mg of copper, or about 1% for adults.
Copper
0.01mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
0.03mg in
200 Calories (67g)
1%
1%
2%
2%
Complete nutrition for Pork

Canned Tuna

image of canned tuna

In 1 ounce, canned tuna has 0.01mg of copper, or about 1% for adults.
Copper
0.01mg in
1 ounce (28.35g)
0.06mg in
200 Calories (156g)
1%
1%
5%
4%
Complete nutrition for Canned Tuna

Bacon (cooked)

image of bacon

1 ounce of bacon contains 0.01mg of copper, or about 1% of daily values for women and 0% for men.
Copper
0.01mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
0mg in
200 Calories (22g)
1%
0%
0%
0%
Complete nutrition for Bacon


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