NOW Foods Selenium 200mcg - 300 Vegetarian Capsules ? NOW gets its Selenium from the best source: L Selenomethionine. As an essential trace mineral, it acts as an antioxidant. And many take it as part of their weight loss or thyroid support nutritional regimes.* ?Discover the health benefits of selenium for women and men. Selenium is a mineral (not a vitamin) that is a crucial nutrient in the body. It plays an important role in the thyroid, in metabolism, and DNA synthesis. There are several natural sources of selinium, such as Brazil nuts, seafood, and wheat germ.For those that don't get enough selenium in their nutrition, they can take selenium pills. The body doesn't make any selenium, so you need to get it through the foods you eat or through supplements. If you have a deficiency in this essential mineral, you can buy a supplement that is high dosage, such as 200 mcg. There are smaller doses of 50 mcg or 100 mcg per serving available. Whether you choose a softgel, powder, tabs, or vegan caps is up to you. The advantage of capsules is you can open them and add them to your smoothie if you'd like. ? Natural color variation may occur. Also available from the NOW brand: Selenium 100mcg 250 tablets and NOW Selenium 200 mcg 180 caps.Choose the best selenium supplement for you. The benefits of Selenium by NOW: ? Kosher ? Non-GMO ? Vegan and Vegetarian Family owned since 1968. With NOW, the vitamins and minerals are sourced from high quality ingredients. Suggested Use/Dosage: Take 1 daily with a meal. Store in a cool, dry place after opening.