Selenomethionine is an amino acid that contains selenium.
The primary use of L-Selenomethionine in food supplements is to provide a bioavailable form of selenium.
Who needs selenium supplements?
The adult human body contains up to 20 milligrams (mg) of selenium, with the minimum daily requirement for adults being at least 55 micrograms (mcg) per day.
As most selenium-rich foods include fish, nuts/seeds/grains/beans, milk, cheese and eggs, some individuals might struggle to gain their daily recommended allowance of selenium.
Individuals who could benefit from L-Selenomethionine supplements include:
- Vegans and Vegetarians.
- Individuals with severely compromised gastrointestinal function.
- Very elderly individuals.
- People with poor heart function and degeneration of cartilage.
- People with weakened immune systems and general fatigue.
What are the benefits of Selenium or L-Selenomethionine?
As a source of selenium, L-Selenomethionine has many specific uses.
The most common reasons for taking L-Selenomethionine include:
Selenium contributes to normal thyroid function and a general feeling of well-being.
Studies have previously proven that selenium can help maintain a healthy cholesterol profile.
Selenium contributes to the normal functioning of the immune system. Selenium may also support white blood cell activity, which can help fight infections.
Hair and Nails
Selenium helps support the overall well-being and maintenance of hair and nails.
Selenium contributes to the normal formation of sperm.
Protects against oxidative stress
Selenium helps protect cells from oxidative stress.
We have regular stocks of L-Selenomethionine 0.5% and can supply both 20Kg up to 5 tonnes plus on both individuals or call-off orders from our warehouse in Nottingham.
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