This essential mineral is a crucial antioxidant nutrient that works particularly well with vitamin E.* Selenium is necessary for life. Its primary function in the body is to inhibit the oxidation of fats, and it plays an important role in fat metabolism through its effects on thyroid function.*

Selenium is a component of more than 25 different proteins, called selenoproteins, which are necessary for a wide array of important physiological processes.*   

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.