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Selenium Studied in Post-Exercise Oxidative Stress

Submitted by on January 11, 2012 – 11:55 am | 2,321 views

Working out but still gaining weight?

Studies show that selenium reduces markers of oxidative stress in overweight individuals is after exercise.  Working out and weight gain is associated with oxidative stress, the free radicals produced during exercise.  Oxidative stress can cause damage to cells and molecules; the body uses antioxidants to regulate free radicals.

Studies show that selenium can reduce lipid hydroperoxide levels.

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