Now Foods SELEN 100mcg L-selenomethionine, 100 capsules

£5.39 £5.99

Food supplement

    • a very easily absorbable form of selenium
    • contributes to the proper course of spermatogenesis,
    • helps maintain healthy hair,
    • helps maintain healthy nails,
    • helps in the proper functioning of the immune system,
    • helps in the proper functioning of the thyroid gland,
    • helps protect cells against oxidative stress.


    NOW Selenium is a very easily absorbable form of selenium. It is an element commonly present in food products. It usually occurs in the form of connections with amino acids, e.g. as selenocysteine ​​or selenomethionine, which are its biologically active forms.

    Selenium is a component of oxidoreducing enzymes and cytochrome and thus participates in the metabolic transformations of the cell. Its most important role is related to the presence of glutathione peroxidase in the active center, which is an enzyme responsible for regulating the rate of peroxidation processes in cells and protecting cell membranes against damage by free radicals and peroxides.

    Selenium deficiency causes a decrease in peroxidase activity, which results in an increase in the concentration of reactive oxygen species in the body. Oxidative stress then occurs, which has been proven to have a significant impact on the development of various diseases, including: rheumatoid diseases (2), cancers (3) and diseases related to the cardiovascular system, such as atherosclerosis ( 4).

    Selenium has a synergistic effect with vitamin E and thus accelerates cell regeneration processes and delays aging processes. It also affects our immunity because it stimulates the production of lymphocytes. It is also a component of an enzyme called thioredoxin reductase, which participates in the recovery of axorbic acid from its oxidized metabolites. As a component of the enzyme - deiodinase - it plays an important role in the proper functioning of the thyroid gland, participating in the transformation of thyroxine into triiodothyronine.

    An important effect of selenium is also to protect the body against poisoning with heavy metals (mercury, cadmium or lead), due to the ability to form inactive complex compounds with them, which are easily removed from the body. In addition, selenium is very important for men because it contributes to the proper course of spermatogenesis, i.e. the process in which sperm are formed and mature, and thus to some extent affects male fertility.

    • Nutritional value: Selenium (in the form of L-selenomethionine)
    • Recommended daily intake (% RWS): 1 tablet: 100 µg (181%)

    INGREDIENTS: cellulose, L-selenomethionine,

    carrier: stearic acid, binding agent: magnesium salts of fatty acids.

    DOES NOT CONTAIN : sugar, salt, yeast, wheat or gluten

    soy, milk, eggs, shellfish or preservatives.

    USE: 1 tablet daily with a meal.

    Do not exceed the recommended daily intake. The product cannot be used as a substitute for a properly varied diet.

    The product is not recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

    STORAGE: at room temperature, out of the reach of small children

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