Douglas Labs, Seleno-Methionine 200 mcg 250 Capsules

From: Douglas Labs
SKU: DL-7422-250X

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$30.10

Quick Overview


    • Antioxidants

    • Dietary Supplement

Product Description

Seleno-Methionine, provided by Douglas Laboratories, contains 200 mcg of bioavailable selenium per capsule.
Selenomethionine is an amino acid containing selenium. Selenium is a nutritionally essential trace element for humans and animals. The National Research Council’s Recommended Dietary Allowance for selenium in adults ranges from 55 to 75 mcg per day depending on age and gender. In American adults, intakes typically range from 80 to165 mcg/d.
Selenium is a cofactor to about 10 selenoproteins in the body; the most important of these appears to be glutathione peroxidase (GPX). GPX uses glutathione to reduce hydrogen peroxide and thus protect cells and plasma against free radical injury. GPX activity depends on an adequate supply of dietary selenium. Recently, selenium as selenocysteine has been identified in the active center of type 1 and 3 iodothyronine deiodinases, two important enzymes regulating the formation and degradation of the active thyroid hormone, triiodothyronine (T3). Another important selenoprotein appears to be selenoprotein P, but its functions remain unclear. Selenium and vitamin E appear to have synergistic effects, since some signs of vitamin E deficiency in animals can be alleviated by dietary selenium.
Dietary selenium is generally well absorbed and utilized in the body. The richest food sources of selenium are seafood and organ meats, followed by muscle meats, cereals and grains, and dairy products. Fruits and vegetables are typically low in selenium, and low selenium status has been reported in vegetarians.

Supplement Facts

Suggested Use As a dietary supplement, adults take 1 capsule daily or as directed by your health care professional.
Supplement Facts
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Container: 100
  Amount Per Serving % DV
Selenium (from Seleno-Methionine)  200 mcg  286% 

*Daily Value (DV) not established.

Other Ingredients Cellulase, gelatin (capsule), vegetable stearate and silica.
Warnings Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry area. Do not use if outer seal is missing.

Additional Information

SKU DL-7422-250X
Name Douglas Labs, Seleno-Methionine 200 mcg 250 Capsules
UPC 310539013687
MPN 7422-250X
Brand Douglas Labs
Form Capsule
Shipping Weight 0.2500
Serving Size 1 Capsule
Package Description 250 Capsules

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I take this supplement because my homeopath has placed this on the list of supplements I should take. What effect - positive, neutral, or negative, it has is unknown to me.

Published by Bob on 2011-07-20 13:50:07
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