Selenium is a trace mineral that is essential to good health but required only in small amounts. 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. Free radicals are natural by-products of oxygen metabolism that may contribute to the development of chronic diseases. Other selenoproteins help regulate thyroid function and play a role in the immune system.
Selenium is recognised as an important element of nutrition. Selenium is an important part of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione peroxidase. It helps protect cells against the effects of free radicals that are produced during normal oxygen metabolism. The selenium used in our product is derived from selenomethionine.
|Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||DV%|
|Selenium (as L-selenomethionine)||100 mcg||182 %|
|*Daily Value not Established|
Rice flour, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, vegetable magnesium stearate.
Direction of Use
Take one capsules one to two times daily with meals, or as directed by a health care professional.
Store in a cool dry place. Keep in bottle.
Keep out of the reach of children.
• Large doses (1mg or more daily) can cause toxicity with symptoms such as: loss of hair and nails, skin lesions, nervous system abnormalities, digestive problems and garlicky breath. Consult a healthcare practitioner if you experience any of these symptoms while taking selenium.
• In long term clinical studies performed by Clark et al. for 16 years, no adverse effects were reported at use levels of 200 mcg/day, in the form of an organic selenium supplement.
• If you are pregnant or lactating consult your health care practitioner prior to using Selenium.