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Title The case for increasing dietary selenium intake in the UK
Description Reviews the health consequences of the declining selenium intake in the UK
Creation Date 30 October 2006
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
There is now substantial evidence linking the essentiality of selenium as a micronutrient with important redox and other enzyme systems within the body. This paper will review the role played by selenoenzymes and the possible health consequences posed by selenium levels which have now been declining in the UK for the last 25 years.
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