Selenium is an essential trace mineral, and the body only requires small amounts to function properly. It works as an antioxidant, especially when it is combined with vitamin E. Antioxidants like selenium help in the fight against damaging particles in the body known as 'harmful' free radicals - it is essential for the good health of human beings.
Most of the selenium in the body comes from the diet, the amount of selenium that is actually present in food depends on where it is grown or raised - Brazil nuts, Crab, liver, fish, poultry, and wheat are generally all good sources of selenium.
What is the role of Selenium in the body?
Why might you choose to take extra Selenium?
Selenium is regretfully deficient in most soils and therefore crops and fruits worldwide. The average daily intake of selenium through dietary foods in the UK is 29 - 36 micrograms per day. Many experts recommend that the daily intake should be 200mcg (of elemental selenium).
The following groups of people who may benefit from the addition of selenium to the diet are as follows:
Why choose Grown By Nature's Re-Natured® Selenium?
Grown By Nature's Selenium provides the nutrient in a Re-Natured® which means they will be presented to your body in the same form as they are in food. Re-Natured® nutrients have been tested by independent laboratories who found they are:
Each tablet provides on average: % RDA+ Selenium 100 μg 181
Recommended Intake: One capsule daily as a food supplement or as directed by a practitioner
Allergy Concerns: No known allergic reactions. Contains no live yeast at time of manufacture
Grown By Nature Guarantees: FREE FROM, wheat, starch, gluten, milk products, (lactose), added sugars, colorings, flavorings and preservatives
*17.60 times greater antioxidant effect compared to USP (United States Pharmacopeia) grade nutrients.