Selenium - Royal Canin




Like other antioxidants, selenium plays a complementary role in the fight against all states of oxidative stress the body is subjected to, such as ageing, intense physical effort, pollution, cancer and inflammatory diseases.

A little background information

Selenium is a minor non-metallic mineral, qualified in nutrition as a trace element due to its low quantitative importance, although it is vital for the

Its role in the body

This trace element is an antioxidant that acts in synergy with vitamin E to protect the cell membranes, especially those of the muscle cells.

Natural sources

Selenium is found in mineral salts, fish and in meat in lower quantities.