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Selenium
Selenium is considered a protective and anti-oxidant nutrient. It is required for the production of glutathione. Glutathione is one of the major enzyme systems concerned with protection against free radical damage to the cells. 100 capsules
Price: $16.00
One Capsule Contains:
Amount Per
Serving
Value
Selenium (as Selenium amino acid chelate)
100 mcg
143%
Naturally chelated in a base of peas, lentils, buckwheat and millet, carefully dried to preserve their natural trace nutrient content and chlorophyllins.
 
  * Daily value not established
  
Suggested use:
One capsule daily, or as directed by a physician.
 
 
 
 
 
SELENIUM
SELENIUM
Sources Of Selenium Seafood - oysters, tuna, mackerel, herring, lobsters, scallops, shrimp, pike, trout, carp, cod, flounder, salmon Meats - liver, kidney, heart, beef, lamb, egg, pork Nuts/seeds - brazil nuts, cashews, peanuts, walnuts Grains - wheat germ and bran, brown rice, barley Miscellaneous - brewer's yeast Roles In The Body • At the cellular level selenium is involved in the destruction of peroxides, protection of cell membranes, as an electron transfer agent, and in glutathione metabolism. • Selenium helps maintain the circulatory system, digestive organs, and reproductive system. It is also involved with heavy metal detoxification. Functions Of Selenium Circulatory - needed for the heart muscle Excretory - protection from toxic metals Respiratory - involved in oxygen transport Digestive - intestinal homeostasis Nervous - protection from mercury and cadmium Reproductive - protection against birth defects Endocrine - synergistic with the sex hormones Blood - stabilizes the red blood cell membranes Integumentary - helps maintain hair, skin and nails Immune - enhances immune system in animals Detoxification - helps remove mercury, cadmium, silver, arsenic and peroxides Possible Symptoms Associated With Selenium Deficiency jaundice alcoholic liver failure toxic metal poisoning Possible Symptoms Associated With Excessive Selenium depression nervousness dermatitis pallor gastrointestinal distress liver damage