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- Finley, John W.
- Journal of nutrition 1999 v.129 no.4 pp. 865
- selenium; stable isotopes; nutrient intake; food intake; broccoli; crop production; hydroponics; mineral metabolism; nutrition physiology; urine; feces; blood; nutrient content; intestinal absorption; nutrient availability; seleno amino acids; protein composition; humans; men; young adults
- ... Twenty-seven healthy young men were randomly assigned to diets that supplied low (32.6 micrograms/d) or high (226.5 micrograms/d) levels of selenium for a 105-d study. After consuming the diets for 85 d, subjects were fed a test meal that contained 74Se in the form of selenite or selenate and 82Se incorporated into hydroponically-raised broccoli. Urine, fecal and blood samples were collected daily ...