Researchers have shown that high blood selenium levels are associated with a lower risk of getting liver cancer. There has been a search for nutritional answers for prevention of cancer. Selenium may offer a good natural remedy for prevention of cancer.
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Total Body Essential Nutrition of Atlanta is recalling three types of dietary supplements, because they contain high levels of selenium and chromium.
More bad news for Selenium supplements as the eight year research shows that Selenium supplements are linked with increased risk for diabetes.
Selenium, an essential dietary mineral that can act as an antioxidant when incorporated into proteins, has been shown in many studies to reduce the incidence of cancers.
Selenium does not protect against cardiovascular disease, despite its documented antioxidant and chemopreventive properties.
People without enough selenium in their bodies face a higher risk of knee osteoarthritis.
There is a moderate to high health risk of too much selenium. High blood levels of selenium can result in a condition called selenosis. Symptoms include gastrointestinal upsets, hair loss, white blotchy nails, and mild nerve damage.
Selenium is an essential trace mineral in the human body (1). This nutrient is an important part of antioxidant enzymes that protect cells against the effects of free radicals that are produced during normal oxygen metabolism.