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Deficiency selenium

Deficiency, selenium

deficiency of the essential mineral selenium causes keshan disease, a fatal form of cardiomyopathy (disease of the heart muscle) first observed in Keshan province in china and since found elsewhere. According to the national academy of sciences, the Recommended dietary allowances of selenium are 70 milligrams per day for men and 55 milligrams per day for women. Food sources of selenium include seafoods, some meats such as kidney and liver, and some grains and seeds.


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