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What Are Selenium’s Benefits and Uses?

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  • Selenium is an essential trace mineral found in human tissue, mostly in skeletal muscles, and in different foods, and is said to deliver numerous health benefits to the body
  • Lean more information about selenium’s benefits, food sources and possible side effects by reading this article

Selenium (Se) was first discovered nearly 200 years ago by Swedish chemist Baron Jöns Jacob Berzelius. Many decades later, scientists deem selenium to be essential in improving human health. This page will help you learn more about selenium: its health benefits, foods rich in this mineral and potential side effects to watch out for.


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