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