Selenium 200mcg yeast-free 90c is available by Protocol.
Selenium is an essential trace mineral and functions as part of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione perioxidase and complements the actions of vitamin E. It is bonded to the essential sulfur amino acid, methionine, in a naturally occurring form as found in the diet. Selenium is found most abundantly in Brazil nuts, organ meats, seafood, and wheat germ.
This enzyme is a critical component of the body?s natural detoxification mechanisms.
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.
Selenium is an essential trace mineral. Plant foods are the major sources of selenium throughout the world; however, the content of selenium in food depends on the Selenium content of the soil where plants are grown or animals are raised. It is naturally found in Brazil nuts, organ meats, seafood, and wheat germ.
Selenium is incorporated into proteins to make selenoproteins, which are important antioxidant enzymes. The antioxidant properties of selenoproteins help prevent cellular damage from free radicals. Many of the benefits of selenium are related to its role in the production of the enzyme glutathione peroxidase. This enzyme is a critical component of the body?s natural detoxification mechanisms.
In addition to its antioxidant properties, Selenium plays a role in prostaglandin production, thyroid hormone activation, and the maintenance of healthy immunity.
This product is intended for the following protocol: Cellular Immunity.
Contains - Rice Flour, Cellulose (capsule), Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source)
Does Not Contain - Sugar, Salt, Yeast, Wheat, Gluten, Corn, Soy, Milk, Egg, Shellfish, Preservatives
As a dietary supplement, take one (1) Vcap? daily, preferably with meals. Dosages as high as 400 mcg/day (2 capsules daily) may be recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Intakes of selenium less than 900 micrograms daily (for adults) are unlikely to cause adverse reactions. Do not exceed one (1) capsule daily, except under the guidance of a health care practitioner. Persons living in areas of high soil selenium, such as the Dakotas, should consult a physician prior to use.