Selenium is an essential trace mineral which is found in fish, Brazil nuts and fruits grown in tropical soils. Selenium is essential to the body's antioxidant systems and in the formation of thyroid hormones. It also plays a role in the immune system and in reproduction.
Function - Selenium contributes to:
- The normal function of the immune system
- The maintenance of normal hair and normal nails
- Normal spermatogenesis
- The protection of cells from oxidative stress
- The normal thyroid function