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Updated 14 February 2013

How much selenium you need

No RDA has been established yet, but one guideline – set by the UK government – is for 75mcg daily, the equivalent of about five Brazil nuts. The range for supplemental intake is 50–200mcg a day. When selenium is bonded in an amino acid chelate as selenomethionine, it’s regarded as one of the best forms of supplement available.

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No RDA has been established yet, but one guideline – set by the UK government – is for 75mcg daily, the equivalent of about five Brazil nuts. The range for supplemental intake is 50–200mcg a day. When selenium is bonded in an amino acid chelate as selenomethionine, it’s regarded as one of the best forms of supplement available.
 
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