5 Science-Based Health Benefits of Selenium

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Selenium is an essential mineral, meaning it must be obtained through your diet.

It is only needed in small amounts, but plays a major role in important processes in the body like metabolism and thyroid function.

In this video i’m looking at 5 science-based health benefits of selenium.

Further reading: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/selenium-benefits

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Studies mentioned:

STUDY 1: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17023702
STUDY 2: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28965605
STUDY 3: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21775560, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25567069
STUDY 4: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26305620
STUDY 5: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4726178/