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Selenium

Still reduced cardiovascular mortality 12 years after supplementation with selenium and coenzyme Q10 for four years: A validation of previous 10-year follow-up results of a prospective randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial in elderly

Selenium and coenzyme Q10 are both necessary for optimal cell function in the body.

Comprehensive scientific study concludes that the beneficial effects of nutritional supplementation persist for more than a decade

Anyone who believes in supporting optimal health through supplementation has heard the two basic arguments that those who are opposed to supplements always roll out: Firstly, they insist that if we eat a proper, balanced diet we shouldn’t need any kind of supplementation, and secondly, they warn that many supplements are unregulated and could therefore be dangerous, particularly in high doses.

Selenium deficiency signs and symptoms: Are you getting enough of this anti-cancer mineral?

Selenium is one of the most essential minerals that improve the body’s overall health.

Iodine and Selenium for Heart Health

The occurrence of iodine deficiency in cardiovascular disease is frequent. The thyroid hormone deficiency on cardiovascular function can be characterized with decreased myocardial contractility and increased peripheral vascular resistance as well as with the changes in lipid metabolism. A study done with 42 patients with cardiovascular disease were divided into 5 subgroups on the ground of the presence of hypertension, congestive heart failure, cardiomyopathy, coronary dysfunction and arrhythmia.

Selenium in broccoli and garlic boosts immune system, could help fight cancer

By PF Louis:(NaturalNews) Most Natural News readers know that broccoli is a good cancer preventative. Not everyone knows that garlic is another good food to help stave off cancer cell reproduction. The compound or trace mineral selenium was isolated as the main cancer fighter, according to the latest research from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Magnesium deficiency? Try these 5 foods


Magnesium is a very important mineral that has been found to be radically deficient in people's diets, and therefore, their bodies. Since magnesium is implicated in a number of important bodily functions like proper muscle function and triggering hundreds of enzymatic actions, it's very important to understand common food sources of this 'miracle mineral'.

Vitamins C and E and selenium protect kidneys and bones from toxic cadmium


Cadmium is a widespread and highly toxic heavy metal to which most people are exposed simply through its contamination of their food. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists cadmium as number seven on its list of the 275 most hazardous substances. Fortunately, research suggests that supplementation with the micronutrients vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium can significantly mitigate cadmium's damaging effects on the kidneys and bones.

Vitamins C and E and selenium protect kidneys and bones from toxic cadmium


Cadmium is a widespread and highly toxic heavy metal to which most people are exposed simply through its contamination of their food. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists cadmium as number seven on its list of the 275 most hazardous substances. Fortunately, research suggests that supplementation with the micronutrients vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium can significantly mitigate cadmium's damaging effects on the kidneys and bones.

Vitamin E helps protect against toxic effects of mercury


A combination of vitamin E and selenium products may help reduce the toxicity of mercury from eating fish, according to a recent study involving lab rats. Scientists say that, if results can be replicated in human beings, the findings could mean that pregnant women may be able to consumer larger amounts of fish, and their children benefit more from omega-3s.