Selenium May Help to Prevent Prostate Cancer

Selenium May Help Prevent Prostate Cancer By Jeremy Maddock According to a federally sponsored study, published by a Stanford University urologist, men with abnormally low levels of Selenium in their blood are four to five times more likely to develop prostate cancer. Selenium is a trace element that is supplied in certain foods and supplements.... more>>

Selenium for Human Health

Selenium for Human Health In the 1990s there was a great deal of heightened interest generated in a comparatively little known trace mineral named Selenium. Holistic Health Professionals have known for some time that selenium plays a part in the antioxidant enzyme Glutathione Peroxidase, (whence its abbreviation, SeGPX) which is arguably the most... more>>

Selenium Occurs In All Tissues

Selenium occurs in all tissues. Selenium occurs in all tissues. Selenium works with vitamin E as an antioxidant. It helps protect cells against damage by free radicals, which are reactive by-products of normal cell activity. Selenium is also necessary for the thyroid gland to function normally. Selenium Deficiency Selenium deficiency is rare,... more>>

Selenium Enriched Potatoes

Selenium Enriched Potatoes The association "Kartoffelnetz Lüneburger Heide" has pushed forward the production of potatoes, that are enriched with selenium. This essential trace element, with various positive effects on human health, is being applied through a special fertilizer in a region of Northern Germany. From early autumn... more>>