Study: Boosting selenium intake can help reduce osteoporosis risk

Researchers from China have found that increased selenium intake may reduce a person’s risk for osteoporosis. In their report, experts from Central South University in Changsha recruited over 6,200 participants and measured the bone mineral density in the middle phalanges of the second to fourth fingers of their non-dominant hand. The team then assessed the participants’ dietary patterns, particularly … Continue reading Study: Boosting selenium intake can help reduce osteoporosis risk

Boosting selenium levels helps reduce premature death risk, say scientists

Having high selenium levels is linked to a longer, healthier life, says a recent study published in The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging. The study used data from an earlier research known as the ilSIRENTE Study, which involved nearly 350 men and women aged 80 years and older who live in a small mountain community in Italy. Selenium is an important antioxidant and trace … Continue reading Boosting selenium levels helps reduce premature death risk, say scientists

Boost your immune system with dietary selenium and vitamin D

The coronavirus pandemic has taken the world by storm with over a million confirmed cases across the globe. The United States stands on the forefront of this global pandemic as data from the Johns Hopkins University shows the U.S. has 368,449 confirmed cases and 10,993 deaths – and the numbers are still growing rapidly by the day. On the brighter … Continue reading Boost your immune system with dietary selenium and vitamin D

Using Glutathione and Selenium to Treat Viral Infections

Glutathione is probably the most important cellular defense that allows the body to prevent and fight infections and disease. Glutathione is the natural defense of every cell in our bodies working hand in hand and dependent on a plentiful supply of selenium for its existence and function. Glutathione, the most important antioxidant in the body, … Continue reading Using Glutathione and Selenium to Treat Viral Infections

Revici Selenium Cancer Treatment

The Doctor Who Cures Cancer The Revici Method is an unconventional therapy for the treatment of cancer developed by Emanuel Revici, MD. Dr. Revici believed that pathologic conditions were due to a chemical imbalance within the body that could be modified using natural substance. Revici’s cancer therapy was a nontoxic chemotherapy that used lipids, lipid-based substances, … Continue reading Revici Selenium Cancer Treatment

Selenium Benefits, Foods, & Deficiency: All You Need to Know

Source: Selenium Benefits, Foods, & Deficiency: All You Need to Know by Dr. Edward Group Selenium (Se) is a trace mineral that supports your body in many ways. It contributes to reproductive health,[1] thyroid health,[2] and helps reduce DNA damage due to its antioxidant nature in certain forms.[3] Nuts, seeds, beans, and some vegetables are rich in selenium, but … Continue reading Selenium Benefits, Foods, & Deficiency: All You Need to Know

How to Find the Best Selenium Supplement

Source: How to Find the Best Selenium Supplement by Dr. Edward Group Selenium (Se) is a trace mineral that can be found in foods and supplements.[1] It is available in both organic and inorganic forms and is an essential nutrient for humans and animals.[2] In the body, selenium works as an antioxidant, protecting cells from free radical damage. It … Continue reading How to Find the Best Selenium Supplement

Selenium deficiency tied to deadly viruses

Selenium, an essential trace mineral, is now recognized as indispensable for maintaining great health. Less well known, perhaps, are the frightening implications of a selenium deficiency. Now, groundbreaking research has demonstrated that shortages of this mineral may play a role in the emergence of new and dangerous viral strains – and could even trigger epidemics. With well … Continue reading Selenium deficiency tied to deadly viruses

Selenium and Cell Function: Is Selenium an Antioxidant?

Source: Selenium and Cell Function: Is Selenium an Antioxidant? by Dr. Edward Group The element selenium (Se) is a powerful antioxidant[1] and an important micronutrient that’s absolutely essential for human health.[2] Selenium deficiency is a problem that leads to a variety of serious health complications.[3, 4]Fortunately, many foods offer a sufficient amount of selenium; as a bonus, most of the best … Continue reading Selenium and Cell Function: Is Selenium an Antioxidant?

7 Ways Selenium Benefits Your Body

Source: 7 Ways Selenium Benefits Your Body by Dr. Edaward Group Selenium is a trace element and mineral that is essential for human life.[1] It is critical to many of our basic physiological functions, including protecting cells from oxidative stress and helping the thyroid produce hormones. It is found in many selenium-rich fruits and vegetables and some animal products. … Continue reading 7 Ways Selenium Benefits Your Body