What is Bio-Selenium+Zinc?
Selenium is an essential trace element of fundamental importance to human health.
The most abundant sources of selenium are Brazil nuts, seafood, meat and poultry. People at risk of selenium deficiency include those with a restricted food intake, such as pregnant and lactating women, slimmers, vegetarians and the elderly). It is recognised that soils in the UK are deficient in selenium, often as a result of continual or intensive farming.
What does Bio-Selenium+Zinc do?
Selenium is an essential component of the key antioxidant enzyme glutathione peroxidase, which acts in concert with other types of antioxidants (particularly vitamin E) to protect the body from the effects of free radicals.
Selenium helps to maintain a healthy immune system. Selenium also plays important roles in the control of normal thyroid hormone metabolism, and in maintaining male fertility.
Selenium also helps to support the immune function and thyroid/adrenal hormone metabolism.