Establishing optimal selenium status: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Rachel Hurst, Charlotte N Armah, Jack R Dainty, Dave J Hart, Birgit Teucher, Andrew J Goldson, Martin R Broadley, Amy K Motley, Susan J Fairweather-Tait

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Dietary recommendations for selenium differ between countries, mainly because of uncertainties over the definition of optimal selenium status.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)923-931
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2010


  • Biological Markers
  • Blood Platelets
  • Diet
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Double-Blind Method
  • Female
  • Glutathione Peroxidase
  • Great Britain
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nutritional Requirements
  • Nutritional Status
  • Onions
  • Selenium
  • Selenoprotein P
  • Trace Elements
  • Yeasts

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