Selenium is an essential trace mineral and functions as part of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione perioxidase. It is bonded to the essential sulfur amino acid, methionine, in a naturally occuring form as found in the diet. Selenium is found most abundantly in Brazil Nuts, organ meats, seafood, and wheat germ.*
From the FDA's website: "Selenium may reduce the risk of certain cancers. Some scientific evidence suggests that consumption of selenium may reduce the risk of certain forms of cancer. However, FDA has determined that this evidence is limited and not conclusive."
As a dietary supplement, take one tablet daily, preferably with meals.
SERVING SIZE : 1 Tablet
SERVINGS PER CONTAINER : 250
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine) 100 mcg 143%
* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: Cellulose, Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source).