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Selenium 100 mcg Yeast Free Vegetarian - 250 Tabs
 

Selenium is as essential trace mineral and functions as part of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione perioxidase. It is bonded to the essential sulfur amino acid, methionine, in a naturally occuring form as found in the diet. Selenium is found most abundantly in Brazil Nuts, organ meats, seafood, and wheat germ.


Selenium is an antioxidant that is present in every human cell, and is essential for the maintenance of healthy cells. This essential mineral is mostly found in the liver, kidney, testes, pancreas and spleen. It neutralizes free radicals, which can be harmful to the body, and promotes the release of an enzyme called glutathione peroxidise, which can eliminate peroxides that destroy essential lipids. A selenium deficiency can lead to variety of health problems such as  thyroid disorder, psoriasis, heart illness and viral infections.

Low level of selenium in the body increases the risk of prostate cancer. It is known that selenium can enhance the antioxidant capacity of the body, and it will help to reduce cell damage that is associated with prostate cancer. Supplementation of selenium can reverse any deficiency, making you less vulnerable to prostate cancer. Virtually all cancers have reduced risk with proper selenium levels in the body.

Selenium also benefits the skin during healing following burn injuries. For skin care, selenium’s antioxidant properties regenerate vitamins E and C, thereby decreasing the aging of skin. Major benefits of selenium have been found to improve the immune system against bacterial and viral infections, against cancer cells and herpes virus, cold sores, and shingles. One of the major nutritional benefits of selenium is increasing the HDL cholesterol to LDL cholesterol for a healthy heart. This mineral is depleted in the soil, so it is difficult to obtain adequate amounts in food.



 
Nutrition Info
 
 
Servings Per Container: 250 -Serving Size: 1 Tablet
 
 Amount Per Serving
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)  100 mcg    
 
 


   
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Serving Size: 1 Tablet

Servings per container: 250

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take one tablet daily, preferably with meals.

Free of: sugar, salt, starch, milk, egg, corn, wheat, yeast, gluten, soy.

Other Ingredients: Cellulose, Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source).

 Item#: 1482
Manufacturer SKU: 733739014825

 
 
 

Selenium is an essential trace mineral and dunctions as part of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione perioxidase.  It is bonded to the essential sulfur amino acid, methionine, in a naturally occuring form as found in the diet.  Selenium is found most abundantly in Brazil Nuts, organ meats, seafood, and wheat germ.*

From the FDA's website: "Selenium may reduce the risk of certain cancers. Some scientific evidence suggests that consumption of selenium may reduce the risk of certain forms of cancer. However, FDA has determined that this evidence is limited and not conclusive."

 

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