selenium might INCREASE diabetes risk

  New evidence shows that selenium might INCREASE diabetes risk.

  Selenium is often promoted as an antioxidant to boost immunity and prevent cancer.

     Some also claim it improves blood glucose...but the opposite might be true. Taking 200 mcg/day for about 7 years seems to raise the risk of type 2 diabetes by about 50% compared to placebo.

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