Evenbetternow, LLC, Product Sales - General, Tucson, AZ
 
Bookmark and Share
 
 
The Benefits Of Selenium
evenbetternow newsletter

Volume 3 Issue 1 - January 2009

Selenium is a trace mineral needed in the body in small amounts, about 200mcg per day. However, selenium is such a vital nutrient that if it is deficient an important enzyme pathway is blocked and body dysfunction can occur.

Selenium, along with vitamin E, is involved in producing the enzyme, glutathione peroxidase. This powerful enzyme acts like a mop in neutralizing damaging particles to the body. These particles are commonly known as free radicals.

Selenium is also necessary for the production of prostaglandins, substances that affect blood pressure. A prostaglandin deficiency also results in a deficiency of other compounds necessary for keeping arteries free from platelet aggregation. Pancreatic function also depends upon selenium.



The Benefits using Selenium for Mercury Toxicity

In scientific jargon, selenium has an unusually high “binding affinity” for mercury. In layman’s terms, this means that when the two elements are found together, they tend to connect, forming a new substance. This makes it difficult for the human body to absorb the mercury separately. So when mercury binds to selenium, it’s no longer free to bind to anything else – like brain tissue.

In one study, Japanese researchers found that adding selenium to the diets of birds “gave complete protection” from large amounts of mercury. Research carried out by scientists in Scotland and the Philippines has concluded that the relationship between mercury and selenium is one of “toxicological antagonism.” And in the United States, The Environmental Protection Agency describes selenium as an element that is “antagonistic to the toxic effects of mercury.”

Consequently, selenium becomes a vital part of the support protocol when chelating or detoxifying from mercury. Add a buffered vitamin C like VitaPurity Buffered Vitamin C Crystals, Unique E® vitamin E and Lipoceutical Glutathione to the chelation or detoxification process, and you will enhance the unbinding of mercury and the safe elimination from the body.


Selenium

We carry a selenium called Albion® Complexed Selenium.

Albion® Complexed Selenium is manufactured from plant-derived saccharides and combines an amino acid carrier to ensure absorption. For more information and to order, please click here.


question mark Questions?
Call Toll Free 877-562-6039 or 520-877-2637.
Or email your questions by clicking here.

information mark View our page on Mercury Poisoning Detoxification >>>
 
 
Bookmark and Share
 

HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.
 
Shopping cart  Shopping cart
0 Product(s) in cart
Total $0.00
Checkout
 
We Welcome International Orders!


Be sure to follow Evenbetternow® on Follow Evenbetternow on Twitter

Follow Evenbetternow on Facebook
Evenbetternow, LLC is upfront
Credit Cards Accepted
UPS Worldwide
McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams
All material provided on this site is for informational and educational purposes only.  It is not meant to replace or substitute for the recommendations or advice of your physician or medical provider. Please consult a health care provider regarding the applicability of any opinion or recommendation with respect to your symptoms or medical condition. Products are offered for use in therapies that may benefit normal function and structure. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
© COPYRIGHT 2003 - 2014 EVENBETTERNOW, LLC