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Author: Marina MacDonald, MS, PhD

Healthy Aging

Selenium: A Mineral Essential for Detox/Redox

Guarding against environmental toxins Selenium is a mineral with remarkable antioxidant benefits. Although it is needed only in small amounts, selenium is vital for thyroid, reproductive and immune function, and for protecting the brain, heart, and kidneys against environmental toxins.[1] Selenium is like a battery that operates within 25 different selenium-containing proteins (selenoproteins) in…

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