(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
Research into the benefits of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids is developing rapidly. As a result, the information contained on this website (sportformula.com) concerning deficiencies and benefits may not be current and/or correct. Always discuss the use of any vitamin, mineral, or amino acid with your doctor.
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