Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Selenium
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. References

Selenium Simple Report

  • Supplement: Selenium
  • Supplement Category: vitamins and minerals
  • Number of Products Containing Selenium: 11
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 20 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 2
  • Number of Claims: 2

Selenium Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for selenium is 2 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is mixed on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. While some of the research supports its use, other evidence does not. Using this supplement may lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for selenium as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Selenium

There are 2 studies in the database on selenium; the research rating is 20. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for selenium as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Selenium

Products Names Amount of Selenium
Testrol 50mcg
Testrol Gold ES 50mcg
1UP For Women 100mcg
Mdrive Elite 100mcg
Genius Electrolytes 10mcg
Full list of all 11 products containing Selenium.

Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Hormone Function Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase testosterone

Mental Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve mood


Title of Study
Effect of micronutrient supplementation on mood in nursing home residents
Effect of Zinc and Selenium Supplementation on Serum Testosterone and Plasma Lactate in Cyclist After an Exhaustive Exercise Bout