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Selenium: What's New?

GREGER, J. L. PhD

Nutrient Update
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Some useful facts about selenium, its importance in nutrition, and current intakes of selenium are summarized. Upper tolerance levels, differences between different forms of the mineral, and tips for dealing with patients are provided.

FIGURE J. L. Greger is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the Department of Nutritional Sciences and the Environmental Toxicology Program. She is a member of the editorial board of Nutrition Today and the author of more than 150 research articles on mineral metabolism.

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