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The chemical of element of atomic number 34 a gray crystalline nonmetal with semiconducting properties It is an essential mineral nutrient. Dietary sources of selenium include seafood's, kidney, and liver. Humans can adjust their homeostasis mechanism for selenium over a wide range of dietary intakes. Recommended intake levels are generally met from the diet, so that supplements are not necessary.

water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins are classified In two groups which include all of b vitamins are easily absorbed into the body if you consume more of water soluble vitamin than need the excess will be excreted not stored

what is selenium? a nutrient that the body needs to stay healthy selenium is important for reproduction thyroid gland function DNA production and protecting the body from damage caused by free radicals and from infection

What function does your selenium serve in the body? the body only it in small amounts helps the body with making special proteins called antioxidant enzymes which play a role in preventing cell damage

What foods are good sources for selenium? seafood, meat, poultry, eggs, dairy products, breads, cereals. And other grain products selenium is naturally in many foods the amount in plants depends on the amount of selenium in the soil where they were grown.

What are your daily needs for selenium? the recommended dietary allowance includes the total amount of selenium you should get from foods and from any supplements you take multivitamin-mineral supplements it can be present in several different forms.

What happens if you consume to much of this selenium? the office of dietary supplements reports that high levels of selenium in your blood defined as a concentration od more than 100 micrograms per deciliter causes selenosis the symptoms includes fingernails loss, skins rash, hair loss, weight loss and fatigue and irritability

What happens if you consume too little of this selenium? poor growth, muscle pain or weakness, loss of pigmentation of the hair and skin and whitening of nail beds



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