200 years have passed since the discovery of selenium. This was celebrated at a major international conference in Stockholm, where Pharma Nord presented research findings with our selenium preparation SelenoPrecise.
We know that the trace mineral selenium is involved in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, but does this also include atherosclerosis? Some research seems to suggest it.
There are good reasons for choosing chromium yeast when you need a chromium supplement, which people with type 2 diabetes may have according to research results.
Selenium is an essential nutrient for the production of thyroid hormone. There are other essential nutrients of vital importance for the thyroid like iodine, but no one more important than selenium.
Studies suggest that people suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome have a mitochondrial dysfunction resulting in low levels of Coenzyme Q10. Research also suggests that CoQ10 supplementation may benefit this patient group.
Research highlights the importance of getting sufficient amounts of selenium. If you live in an area where the produce is low in selenium contents, it is of utmost importance for your heart health to add enough selenium through supplementation.
Virtually all drugs – statin medication included - have side effects. The good news regarding the problem with statins blocking your body's CoQ10 production is that we can absorb sufficient amounts of CoQ10 from good CoQ10 products.
Pharma Nord has the European Food Safety Agency's words that their chromium yeast is absorbed up to 10 times better than inorganic chromium.
Selenium is a trace element, which is essential for many functions in the body being a vital component of some 25 different selenoproteins in human cells and tissues.
Statins, the cholesterol-lowering drug prescribed to a large share of those over 40, also lower the body's CoQ10 levels. Fortunately this CoQ10 deficit can be addressed with supplementation.