200 mcg, 90 vegetarian capsules
Item Catalog Number: 01879
As an essential cofactor of glutathione peroxidase,1,2
selenium is an important antioxidant.3,4
Selenium is incorporated into proteins to make selenoproteins, which are important antioxidant enzymes. The antioxidant properties of selenoproteins help block cellular damage from free radicals. High doses of vitamin C (over one gram) may enhance the absorption of selenium. This mineral is best taken in conjunction with antioxidant supplements, such as vitamins C or E.5-8
Se-Methyl L-Selenocysteine (SeMC) is a naturally occurring seleno-amino acid that is synthesized by plants such as garlic and broccoli.9-12 SeMC is an organoselenium compound and also more bioabsorbable than other forms. Unlike selenomethionine which is indiscriminately incorporated into proteins in place of methionine, SeMC is selectively incorporated into seleno-containing enzymes, i.e. selenoproteins, such as glutathione peroxidase.13
Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule
|Amount Per Serving
|Selenium (as Se-Methyl L-Selenocysteine)
|Other ingredients: rice flour, vegetable cellulose (capsule), ascorbyl palmitate, silica.
Non-GMODosage and Use
Take one (1) capsule daily, with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.Warnings
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
DO NOT EXCEED RECOMMENDED DOSE
Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
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