Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Fast-growing HIV epidemic in Philippines > Health-in-Motion 25 October 2016 Selenium is an important nutrient Selenium is an important nutrient that forms an essential part of the human diet. Particularly good sources of this trace element include foods like fish, eggs, certain nuts, such as Brazil nuts, shellfish, meat and milk. But what exactly is selenium good for? German medical researchers have recently demonstrated that high concentrations of selenium in the blood may be associated with a lowered risk of developing liver cancer and possibly other types of cancer as well. 0 More: Daily Dose: Fast-growing HIV epidemic in PhilippinesHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News 2016 Health of the Nation Survey Medical Fast-growing HIV epidemic in Philippines Medical Breast cancer prevention drug no use beyond 5 years Lifestyle Injectables: Fact vs. fiction Parenting Baby teethers in US contain bisphenol-A Medical SEE: How to sit correctly From our sponsors Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare? Live healthier The debate continues » Working out in the concrete jungle 7 top butt exercises for guys 10 things pole dancing can do for you The running vs. walking debate There are many different theories when it comes to the running vs. walking for health and weight loss. Veganism a crime? » Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet Are vegans unnatural beasts? Can a vegan be really healthy? Should it be a crime to raise a baby on vegan food? After a number of cases of malnourishment in Italy, it may become a crime to feed children under 16 a vegan diet.