Selenium is an essential mineral for your health, and as your body doesn’t naturally produce it, you must get it from the food and supplements you intake. A selenium supplement can aid you body in a vast number of ways:
Helps to protect cells from oxidative stress - as an antioxidant, selenium supplements can help lower oxidative stress in the body. This is a selenium benefit as it can lower inflammation in the body and contribute to normal immune function.
Supports normal function of the immune system - research has shown that having the right selenium levels can enhance immune competence. Selenium supplements, alongside other immune supplements, such as zinc supplements, can help you fight off infections such as the common cold.
Contributes to normal thyroid function - selenium supplements help to fight free radicals in the body, which leads to the mineral contributing to the antioxidant function in the thyroid.
Aids the maintenance of normal hair and nails - your thyroid contributes to hair and nail growth. Therefore a selenium supplement could help to maintain normal hair and nails.
Suffering from a selenium deficiency can impact your body’s ability to see these benefits. Ensuring optimum levels by taking a selenium supplement could help you see these advantages.
Dosage Recommendations for Selenium Supplements
Depending on your age, your recommended daily dose of selenium supplementation will differ. We have the nutritional reference values and selenium dosages you need to avoid deficiency symptoms:
Our selenium supplements have been developed to be pill-free, formulated as an easy to take oral spray. Flavoured with natural tastes, including blackcurrant, and orange and peach, taking your food supplements has never been so enjoyable.
The Selenium + ACE Oral Spray also forms part of our vegetarian supplements and vegan supplements collections. Meaning all those with dietary needs can increase their selenium levels with our sprays!