micronutrients

  • Focus On: Selenium

    What it is: The mineral selenium is a micronutrient that must be ingested via food or drink. Selenium helps regulate the thyroid and combines with proteins to make selenoproteins, a type of antioxidant that protects against cellular damage.

    Benefits

    What it is, why you need it, and where to get it.
    By Brooke Holmgren