Selenium is as essential trace mineral and dunctions as part of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione perioxidase. It is bonded to the essential sulfur amino acid, methionine, in a naturally occuring form as found in the diet. Selenium is found most abundantly in Brazil Nuts, organ meats, seafood, and wheat germ.
From the FDA's website: "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."
|Serving Size: 1 Tablet|
Servings per Container: 250
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|** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|
† Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: Cellulose, Stearic Acid (vegetable source) and Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source).
As a dietary supplement, take one tablet 1 to 2 times daily, preferably with meals.
Persons living in areas of high soil selenium, such as the Dakotas, should consult in a physician prior to use.