Greater levels of selenium, vitamin E and the tomato carotenoid
lycopene have been shown to reduce prostate cancer in one out of
every four Caucasian males, or those who inherit a specific genetic
variation that is particularly sensitive...
Babies exposed to high levels of iron and selenium in the womb are
probably less likely to develop wheezing and eczema in early
childhood according to the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and
People trying to boost their intake of the essential mineral
selenium should eat more seafood. Selenium absorption from fish is
just as good as that from plant-based foods, according to new
A non-metallic element found in food and food supplements could
have an impact on the health of ex-smokers. According to a recent
study in the Netherlands, former smokers with high quantities of
selenium in their toenails experienced...
The US Agricultural Research Service is launching a study to
investigate the potential benefits of fortifying breads, pastas,
and other flour-based foods with the trace element selenium.The
ARS, run by the US Department of Agriculture,...