Understanding consumers' perceptions of functional ingredients: Studies of selenium and protein


Consumer research provides important information on perceptions that have relevance for nutritional guidance and the development of the food supply. The National Centre for Excellence in Function...

Colorectal Cancer Protective Effects and the Dietary Micronutrients Folate, Methionine, Vitamins B6, B12, C, E, Selenium,


Abstract: The data reported here were obtained from the case-control arm of a large, comprehensive, population-based investigation of colorectal cancer incidence, etiology, and survival, the Melb...

Selenium May Decrease Diabetes Risk


The article presents results from a study concerning the benefits of selenium in protecting men against diabetes. Research found that men with high selenium blood levels are less likely to develo...

Getting Serious about SELENIUM


Focuses on the biological relevance of selenium. Role of selenium in the protection of human cellular membranes from peroxide damage; Importance of selenium in enhancement of immune response of i...

The Nutritional Prevention of Cancer: 400 Mcg Per Day Selenium Treatment


Nonexperimental studies suggest that individuals with higher selenium (Se) status are at decreased risk of cancer. The Nutritional Prevention of Cancer (NPC) study randomized 1,312 high-risk derm...

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