New Roots Selenium 100 mcg 100 Capsules. Yeast-Free
Selenium is a trace mineral; it is a very important antioxidant, essential for the antioxidant enzyme glutathione peroxidase. It works in synergy with vitamin E. Selenium prevents the formation of free radicals which may lead to disease.
Selenium increases the levels of glutathione peroxidase, which helps to reduce lipoperoxidation. Selenium may improve energy levels and help in the process of aging by attacking free radicals.
Selenium is needed for pancreatic function and tissue elasticity. It is essential for reproduction; some studies have shown that selenium deficiency results in infertility. Sperm cells contain high amounts of selenium. Considerable amounts are lost during sexual intercourse; for this reason, selenium necessity is higher in men than women.
Adults: Take 2 capsules once or twice daily or as directed by your health-care practitioner.