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What do 'Kamut rice' , which has recently become a hot topic as a super grain in ancient Egypt, and 'Brazil Nut' , which is praised as the most perfect fruit on earth , have in common? It is rich in the antioxidant mineral 'Selenium' .
When selenium was first discovered, it was stigmatized as a toxic substance and was forgotten for over 100 years, but it was only discovered in the 1970s that it was an essential component of antioxidant enzymes in the body . Since then, research on selenium has started in earnest, and in 1978, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recognized selenium as an 'essential mineral' that must be ingested, and 'miracle element, element of dreams, blue light'. He also earned the honorable nickname of 'The Wizard of
Today, in this paper, we will look at how important selenium plays a role in the body .