Hormones are produced in a complex process, but depend on beneficial fats and cholesterol, so lack of these important dietary factors can cause hormone problems simply because the body doesn’t have the building blocks to make them.
Antioxidants like selenium help reduce oxidative stress by keeping free radical numbers in check. | Image courtesy: healthline.com
In this video, Dietitian Joe Leech looks at 5 science-based health benefits of selenium. Selenium is an essential mineral, meaning it must be obtained through your diet. It is only needed in small amounts, but plays a major role in important processes in the body like metabolism and thyroid function.