Selenium for Your Skin

Posted on 01. Feb, 2010 by in In the News

Sunblock? Check. Wide-brimmed hat? Check. Selenium? Before you go out in the sun, protect your skin from its harmful rays by taking your multivitamin. Research shows that higher blood levels of the mineral selenium may reduce the incidence of skin cancer by about 60 percent. Investigators report that selenium was associated with a reduced risk of both basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.

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