Selenium is a very important antioxidant for our immune system. Although only required in small quantities, many clinical studies show the importance of Selenium to our Immune System
Immune System: This mineral is very necessary for the proper functioning of our immune system and optimum selenium levels have been shown in clinical studies to help reduce the risk of developing many different forms of undesirable Cell Mutations. Clinical studies have also shown that optimum selenium levels significantly help to stimulate and increase the white blood cells that defend the body against foreign organisms by producing more Antibodies.
Heart Health: Optimum selenium levels of this important mineral helps to protect our Cardiovascular Systemand promote a healthy heart
Digestive System: Many common ailments are considered to be associated with a compromised digestive system. This means that there is a greater number of what are known as detrimental bacteria/ microorganisms often “crowding out” the beneficial bacteria. Optimum intake of selenium helps to inhibit the development of detrimental microorganisms, preventing viral and bacterial ailments. People with digestive complaints commonly exhibit abnormally low selenium levels.
Other Benefits of Selenium:
- It helps block the entry to cells of harmful Antigens
- It helps reduce Inflammation
- It helps prevent and treat Autoimmune Disease
- Research shows that 200mcg of selenium daily helps prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD).
- It improves prostate function and can help to prevent enlarged prostate
Are You Deficient? Quite possibly because 70% - 80% of Brits are considered to be low in selenium. Further depletion is caused by:
- Mercury Dental Fillings
- Aluminium cans and cookware