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    Selenium

    Selenium

    (as Selenium Amino Acid)


    Selenium (Selenium amino acid) by definition is: a grey, crystalline element of the sulfur group. It is an antioxidant and its biological activity is closely related to vitamin E. Selenium acts as a micronutrient or trace element in the human body. The amount present in foods varies widely. Men appear to have a greater need for this mineral.


    BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH SELENIUM

    • Protects cell membranes and tissue
    • Aids in maintaining youthful elasticity in tissues (a special friend to women)
    • Helps in regeneration of the liver after cirrhosis
    • Useful in alleviating hot flushes and menopausal distress
    • Helps in the prevention and treatment of dandruff

    DEFICIENCIES OF SELENIUM MAY LEAD TO

    • Higher risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,
    • Inflammatory disease, and other conditions associated with increased free radical damage
    • Premature aging
    • Cataract formation