What is Selenium?
Selenium is an essential trace mineral that naturally appears in water and some foods. It exists in 2 forms: selenate (inorganic) and selenite (organic), and while both forms can be good dietary sources of selenium, Viridian Selenium 200ug Capsules offer selenium in the preferred selenomethione form. This is because the selenomethione form of selenium can easily be incorporated with the amino acid, methionine, in body proteins.
What foods contain Selenium?
Organ & muscle meats, dairy products, seafoods, cereals, grains and Brazil Nuts are some of the the richest food sources of selenium.
What are the benefits of taking Selenium?
As an essential trace mineral, selenium is important for many bodily processes, including a healthy immune system and Fertility in both men & women. Selenium contributes to thyroid hormone metabolism too, and may protect against thyroid problems, cognitive decline, and asthma, however more research is needed.