The role of selenium

Keeps your hair strong and glossy

Selenium contributes to the normal growth of your hair, keeps your hair strong and ensures the maintenance of shiny hair.

Contributes to good resistance

Selenium has a positive effect on your immune system. 

Good for your nails

Selenium helps maintain normal nails.

Protects cells

Selenium helps protect the cells of your body against external influences.

Contributes to fertility

Selenium is good for male fertility.

Good for your thyroid gland

Selenium contributes to normal production of thyroid hormones and the function of your thyroid gland.

Recommended Daily Allowance

As an adult, you need 50-60 µg* selenium per day.

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you require 60 µg selenium per day.

The maximum safe dose for selenium is 300 µg selenium per day.

* For women and men respectively. 

Did you know …

* The safe dose for selenium equates to three kilos of rice or two and a half kilos of meat?

* We have added 55 µg and 105 µg to our WLS Optimum and WLS Forte multivitamins respectively? That way, you can be certain you are taking in enough selenium. 

* Many women are concerned about hair loss after a weight loss operation? Selenium keeps your hair just as strong as it was prior to the operation.