Facts On Selenium Supplements

Selenium is an essential trace mineral. We don’t produce it in our bodies, which means that we need to obtain it from our diet. Selenium is involved in many vital processes in the body, from the maintenance of normal hair and nails, to the normal function of the immune system. Our Ultra Selenium provides 165 µg of premium quality selenium, combined with vitamins C and E, plus Acai Berry from Brazil.

Selenium plays a number of important roles in the body, including the normal function of the immune system, as well normal thyroid function. Selenium also contributes to normal hair and nails, and the protection of cells from oxidative stress caused by free radicals.

Selenium contributes to the normal function of the immune system as well as normal thyroid function. Our Immunace range combines selenium with key nutrients such as vitamin Dzinc and folic acid to support normal immune function.

Selenium contributes to the maintenance of normal hair. Perfectil Hair combines extra selenium* with key nutrients, including extra biotin*, which also contributes to normal hair, as well as copper which contributes to normal hair pigmentation.
*Compared to Perfectil Original

Our Perfectil Nails formula provides specially selected nutrients, including extra selenium* which contributes to the maintenance of normal nails, as well as biotin to support normal skin and zinc to help maintain normal hair.
*Compared to Perfectil Original

Brazil nuts are the richest source of selenium, with 28g (six to eight nuts) providing around 544μg of selenium, so you can go over the upper limit if you eat too many. Seafood is also an excellent source of selenium, particularly yellowfin tuna, as well as oysters, clams, salmon, and crab. You’ll also find selenium in meats, such as beef, pork and turkey, as well as in cottage cheese and eggs. Some of the best plant based sources include brown rice, mushrooms, spinach and bananas.

The recommended daily allowance in the UK for selenium is 75 micrograms per day for men aged 19-64 and 60 micrograms per day for women.

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