Selenium: Fountain of Youth

Diet advice
Il Selenio: Fonte di Giovinezza
For years now the selenium it has become part of the group of minerals essential for maintaining excellent psychophysical health, even if it is present only in minimal quantities within the body. It is recommended to take it daily, in quantities that vary from person to person, but which are approximately 200 mcg, not easily achievable especially in a hectic life, characterized by quick and monotonous meals. A balanced and varied diet, which prefers raw materials and avoids pre-cooked foods, is ideal for guaranteeing oneself a minimum intake sufficient for the daily requirement.

Signs of a selenium deficiency in the diet

When our body takes in too little selenium, it can face dry skin, premature aging, male infertility and a greater predisposition to myocardial infarction. All quite important drawbacks, which must be avoided at all costs. And it is precisely for this reason that Herbalife thinks of consumers who are unable to face a correct diet, which manages to combine a minimum intake of selenium, also many vitamins C and E which accentuate its benefits.

The properties of selenium

Recent studies have shown that selenium:
  • It promotes the correct development and vitality of sperm, thus increasing male fertility
  • Fights free radicals, which feed tumors
  • Prevents aging of skin, nails and hair
  • Prevents heart disease and Keshan disease
  • Fights anemia and problems with the digestive system
  • Increases the immune defences
  • Protects from ultraviolet rays
  • Prevents heavy metal poisoning




A real panacea, there's no denying it, to stock up on it every day of our lives! Unfortunately, however, this very important mineral is present in a few foods, including potatoes (often enriched), some fish such as sole and sardines, egg yolk, Brazil nuts, chicken meat and chicken liver. bovine. The quantities, in any case, are low, and therefore it is possible to resort to the use of a food supplement, such as for example Formula 2 Multivitamic Complex of Herbalife, which contains many antioxidant components, such as beta carotene, vitamins C and E, and selenium. Don't let your body lack the correct supply of this mineral; recent statistics have shown that tumors are greater in areas where the soil is particularly poor in selenium; another important fact concerns the infarcted: very little selenium was present in their nails (part of the body, in addition to the hair, where this element is concentrated). Without forgetting that on our skin it acts as a true elixir of youth: a brighter, smoother and more toned complexion is just what you need to start the day better!

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