by Jeffrey Dach MD
Three Part Series on Selenium
Selenium is an essential trace mineral critical for antioxidant defense, fertility, thyroid hormone metabolism, immune response, and muscle development. First discovered in 1817, selenium was considered a toxic substance best avoided. 140 years later, in 1957, the status of Selenium dramatically changed with a report of the first selenium deficiency disease. This four part series reviews the importance of selenium and selenoproteins, and their role as master protectors in the body.
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