Serum selenium and serum lipids in US adults.

  title={Serum selenium and serum lipids in US adults.},
  author={Joachim Bleys and Ana Navas-Aci{\'e}n and Saverio Stranges and Andy Menke and Edgar R Iii Miller and Eliseo Guallar},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={88 2},
BACKGROUND Selenium, an essential micronutrient, has received considerable attention for its antioxidant properties. In addition, selenium may affect several cardiometabolic risk factors, such as glucose homeostasis and lipid concentrations. However, the effects of selenium intake on the lipid profile in selenium-replete populations, such as the United States, are largely unknown. OBJECTIVE We examined the relation of serum selenium concentrations with serum lipids in a representative sample… CONTINUE READING