How Important Is Selenium?

Selenium: Benefits, Uses, and Side Effects

KOSA Acupuncture in Jenks, OK describes “FOOD BEHIND CURTAIN – SELENIUM”






What is selenium?(1)

It is a trace element naturally present in many foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. What is nutritionally essential for humans, is a constituent of more than two dozen selenoproteins that play critical roles in reproduction, thyroid hormone metabolism, DNA synthesis, and protection from oxidative damage and infection.

General information by USDA(2)


Selenium Deficiency Increases Severity of Flu Virus in Mice – USDA (3)

It is a critical part of a major antioxidant enzyme that humans and animals produce to protect delicate cellular components against damage from oxygen free radicals.

Selenium deficiency – Wikipedia(4)

It is also necessary for the conversion of the thyroid hormone thyroxine (T4) into its more active counterpart, triiodothyronine, and as such a deficiency can cause symptoms of hypothyroidism, including extreme fatigue, mental slowing, goiter, cretinism, and recurrent miscarriage.

Cause of selenium deficiency

GMO and Roundup by Bayer: Health Info by KOSA Acupuncture 03 – Food Behind Curtain – Monsanto’s Attack

Dangers of GMO and Roundup;

There are literally no minerals and iron in the above GMO, plants (crops, vegetables, and fruits), which use herbicides (Roundup) and foods made with these.

Glyphosate, which is the main ingredient of Roundup makes bonds to enzymes.

Nutrition Analysis
Stunning Corn Comparison: GMO versus NON-GMO by Moms Across America

Taking selenium may reduce breast cancer

KOSA Acupuncture understands that breast cancer indicates an unhealthy stomach and liver.

According to KOSA Acupuncture’s theory, the liver is in charge of muscle, ligaments, vision, eyeballs, anger, and reproductive organs in addition to conventional medicine’s opinion.

Therefore, selenium deficiency may cause hypothyroidism, PMS, uterine fibroids, headaches, migraines, irregular menstruation, tremors, muscle spasms, diabetes, etc. not to mention breast cancer.

Peter J Glidden, ND(5) says “If every girl in this country took 200 mcg of selenium in one generation we’d eliminate breast cancer by 82 %.” (from 4 min 35 sec) In his interview, he says “Chemotherapy is a Waste of Money”.



Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) – NIH (6)

Age Male Female Pregnancy Lactation
Birth to 6 months 15 mcg* 15 mcg*    
7–12 months 20 mcg* 20 mcg*    
1–3 years 20 mcg 20 mcg    
4–8 years 30 mcg 30 mcg    
9–13 years 40 mcg 40 mcg    
14–18 years 55 mcg 55 mcg 60 mcg 70 mcg
19–50 years 55 mcg 55 mcg 60 mcg 70 mcg
51+ years 55 mcg 55 mcg    

*Adequate Intake (AI)

Dr Glidden’s 10 questions to ask your oncologist

“To an industry that does not even know how to cure heartburn, we have given 600 BILLION dollars to come up with a cure for cancer. Gee, I wonder why we aren’t any closer to a cure since Richard Nixon declared a war on cancer (44 years ago).” – Dr. Peter Glidden

Dr. Glidden’s 10 questions to ask your oncologist:

  1. Does the therapy you’re recommending cure my cancer?
  2. What causes my cancer?
  3. If the treatment you’re recommending doesn’t cure my cancer, what can I expect?
  4. What side effects from the treatment can I expect?
  5. Can the treatment give me cancer?
  6. How are you going to manage the side effects of the treatment if they happen?
  7. What’s going to happen to the quality of my life while I’m undergoing this treatment?
  8. How much are you going to profit from this treatment?
  9. How much is the hospital going to profit from this treatment?
  10. Can I talk to 5 different patients in my same demographic, with the same Cancer, who had the same treatment, to see how they’re doing?

Avoid followings no matter what.

GMO – salmon, corn, soybean, alfalfa, cotton, tomato, potato, summer squash, cotton, canola, etc.

Plants (crops, vegetables, and fruits) used herbicides (glyphosate and Roundup), insecticides, and pesticides

Foods from animals including dairy products and fish raised in CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations)(7)

Your body’s ability to heal is greater than anyone has permitted you to believe.

Listen to your body, which knows how to heal itself.

Numbers cannot tell you who you are.


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