Selenium is a natural antioxidant which delays the oxidation of
polyunsaturated fatty acids and preserves the elasticity of tissue.
Selenium is required for the production of certain prostaglandins which
decrease platelet aggregation.
In synergy with vitamin
E, selenium promotes normal growth and fertility, and improves the function
of certain energy producing cells. Both selenium and vitamin E independently
stimulate the formation of anti-bodies, proteins that act as the body’s
The best dietary sources of selenium include nuts, unrefined grains, brown
rice, wheat germ, and seafood.
Primary Use: Supports the antioxidant effects of vitamin E and
Normal growth and thyroid function.