Diabetes in Men
March 23, 2010
Taking selenium prevents diabetes?
- There is new evidence that having higher levels of selenium decreases
the risk of developing blood sugar imbalances. This will ultimately
reduce the chance of getting type
study completed in France followed 1,162 older adults between the age
of 59 to 71 over a nine year period. The results showed that higher
selenium levels had a positive health benefit in reducing diabetes risk
in males (but not in females).
It is believed that selenium has
an insulin-like effects and antioxidant benefits. These two factors
may explain the protection offered by selenium against diabetes.
As well, selenium is known to be useful in the prevention of prostate cancer, other
forms of cancer and for improving sperm quality to help treat
infertility in men.
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