Selenium is a trace element that plays an important role in our immune system's function and in reproduction. It also helps to prevent damage to cells and tissues.
Selenium is found widely in the environment. Good food sources include brazil nuts, fish, meat, eggs,
The amount of selenium you need is: 0.075mg a day for men 0.06mg a day for women If you eat meat, fish or nuts, you should be able to get all the selenium you need from your daily diet but many of use find that we do not so may need supplements.