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Micronutrients: Selenium

November 8, 2018 Kathleen Zelman

Essential to many of the body’s regulatory and metabolic functions, selenium is part of at least 25 proteins called selenoproteins, many of which are oxidant defense enzymes. Roles in health Selenium is involved in reproduction,

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Micronutrients: Chromium

August 31, 2018 Kathleen Zelman

Chromium’s primary function appears to be enhancing the action of insulin, which plays a role in carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism and storage.