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."
100 tablets (100 mg [140%DV] selenium per serving).
Serving Size: 1 tablet
Servings per Container: 100
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine): 100mcg (140% DV)
Other Ingredients: Cellulose, stearic acid (vegetable source), magnesium stearate (vegetable source).
Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take 1 tablets 1 to 2 times daily, preferably with meals. Caution: Persons living in areas of high soil selenium, such as the Dakotas, should consult a physician prior to use.
Contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish, or preservatives.
If you are ordering from outside the United States, please consult your country's customs agency to find out whether vitamins may be imported into your country. If ordering from a European country, unfortunately we are unable to ship these out to you due to past problems with customs.