This enzyme is a critical component of the bodys natural detoxification mechanisms.
SUGGESTED USAGE: As a dietary supplement, take one Vcap daily, preferably withmeals. Dosages as high as 400 mcg/day (2 capsules daily) may be recommended by ahealthcare practitioner.
BENEFITS: Selenium is an essential trace mineral and functions as part of the antioxidantenzyme glutathione perioxidase and complements the actions of vitamin E. It is bonded tothe essential sulfur amino acid, methionine, in a naturally occurring form as found in the diet.Selenium is found most abundantly in Brazil nuts, organ meats, seafood, and wheat germ.*
Supplement Facts Serving Size:
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value Serving Size 1 Vcap Servings Per Container 90 Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine) 200 mcg 286% * Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet. Daily Value not established.
Details Other ingredients: Rice Flour, Cellulose (capsule) and Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source).
Contains no sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
Selenium may reduce the risk of certain cancers. Some scientific evidence suggests thatconsumption of selenium may reduce the risk of certain forms of cancer. However, FDA hasdetermined that this evidence is limited and not conclusive.
Selenium is an essential trace mineral. Plant foods are the major sources of seleniumthroughout the world; however, the content of selenium in food depends on the Seleniumcontent of the soil where plants are grown or animals are raised. It is naturally found inBrazil nuts, organ meats, seafood, and wheat germ.
Selenium is incorporated into proteins to make selenoproteins, which are importantantioxidant enzymes. The antioxidant properties of selenoproteins help prevent cellulardamage from free radicals. Many of the benefits of selenium are related to its role in theproduction of the enzyme glutathione peroxidase. This enzyme is a critical component ofthe bodys natural detoxification mechanisms.
In addition to its antioxidant properties, Selenium plays a role in prostaglandin production,thyroid hormone activation, and the maintenance of healthy immunity.*
Cautions and Interactions Intakes of selenium less than 900 micrograms daily (for adults) are unlikely to cause adversereactions. Do not exceed one capsule daily, except under the guidance of a health carepractitioner. Persons living in areas of high soil selenium, such as the Dakotas, shouldconsult a physician prior to use.
This product is intended for the following protocol: Cellular Immunity.
*The statements herein have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
The statements included above have not been evaluated by the FDA or Total Health. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.