Selenium - antioxidant
Selenium is an antioxidant that seems to inhibit cell proliferation. The recommended daily allowance (RDA) of selenium is 55 ug (micrograms) a day for men and women, and 70 ug for lactating women.
Reviewed By: Todd Gersten, MD, Hematology/Oncology, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Wellington, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.