fish oil_bonesIndispensable fattyacids NKT, are essentials for organism but organism can not synthesis them. NKT strengthen cell membranes and support muscles and nerves development. Fish oil and Evening Star oil belong to the richest sources of fatty acids. NKT are natural anti-inflammatory specimens: especially arthritis, asthma and skin disorders. Prevent thrombosis and is use for hemodilution. Two main NKT are linolic and linoeic acids , called respectively omega 6 and omeg 3. Both substances have essential meaning for brain and nervous, immune, hormone, circulatory systems structure and effectiveness.

Fish oils:

  • prevent some immune-depressive drugs consequences
  • support in renal diseases treatment
  • help to prevent cancers, especially breast cancer
  • impede arthritis
  • help to prevent hypertension
  • prevent blood vessels diseases
  • help and cure psoriasis

Presently it is considered that fish oil has beneficial influence on general health state and cure numerous ailments. The best sources are: herring, salmon, tuna, cot, prawns. Maximum dose for supplements without doctor supervision is 900mg a day. Fish oils can be harmful for diabetics as it can cause increase in sugar level and decrease insulin excretion.

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Supplements containing fish oil:
  • Shark aid – 750 mg
  • Omega 3 – 1000 mg
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seleniumAcknowledged as a toxic element for a long period of time. Finally in the second half of the XX century, its important functions have been discovered.

Functions:

  • antioxidant
  • DNA regeneration indispensable ingredient
  • necessary for immune system normal functioning
  • prevent various types of cancer
  • support liver functioning
  • maintain eyes, sight, skin and hair in good condition
  • neutralize alcohol, various drugs, smoke and particular fats
  • support male potency and sexual drive

Prophylaxis:

  • dundraff
  • cancer
  • acne
  • joints inflammation
  • asthma
  • insufficient sperm activity
  • muscles dystrophy, hepatitis
  • epilepsy

Deficiency:

  • cataract
  • progress disorders
  • immunity reduction
  • muscle inflammation
  • men fertility decrease
  • senile spots
  • cancer alternations
  • detoxification reduced ability


Overdose:

  • blackened nails and skin
  • hair loss
  • skin damages
  • swelling of fingers
  • vomiting
  • overtiredness

Better assimilation factors: vitamin A and E

Sources in food:

See food, meat, corn, wholewheat flour, leguminous plants, Brazilian nuts, oats, wheat, tuna, sunflower seeds

Recommended dietary standards for selenium for various population groups

population Selenium
Nutritional standards

[µg / dzień]

Maximum safe dose

[µg  / dzień]

kids 1-3 years 20 90
kids 4-8 years 30 150
boys 9-13 years 40 280
young men 14-18 years 55 400
men 19-30 years 55 400
men 31-50 years 55 400
men 50-70 years 55 400
men over 70 years 55 400

girls 9-13 years

40 280
young female 14-18 years 55 400
woman 19-30 years 55 400
woman 31-50 years 55 400
woman  50-70 years 55 400
woman over 70 years 55 400
pregnant woman to 18 years 60 400
pregnant woman 19-30 years 60 400
pregnant woman 31-50 years 60 400
nursing woman do 18 years 70 400
nursing woman 19-30 years 70 400
nursing woman 31-50 years 70 400


Curiosities:

  • surplus vitamin C, reduce selenium assimilation
  • selenium and vitamin E act as antioxidants
  • persons, which eat a lot of sweets, suffer selenium shortage
  • there is an presumption that selenium is the most important factor which impede HIV infection to develop to HIV disease

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Supplements with selenium:

  • Vital 0 – 15 µg
  • Vital A – 40 µg
  • Vital B – 15 µg
  • Vital AB – 40 µg
  • Full Spectrum – 20 µg
  • Infant Formula – 60 mg
  • Lion Kids D – 10 µg
  • Senior formula – 20 µg
  • Super CoQ 10 Plus – 10 µg
  • Protect 4 Life – 2o µg
  • Mega Protect 4 Life – 25 µg
  • Smokerade – 20 µg
  • Power Mins – 20 µg
  • Menopausal Formula – 10,5 µg
  • Pro-State Power – 80 µg