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10 Foods High in Selenium

Posted on March 27, 2011

10 Foods High in SeleniumSelenium is a potent antioxidant that protects the body from many illnesses including cancer and asthma. Here are 10 foods high in selenium.

Tuna
Tuna contains 113 mcg of selenium per can or 161% of the RDA.

Sunflower Seeds
Shelled sunflower seeds contain 74.2 mcg per cup or 106% of the RDA.

Salmon
Pink salmon contains 57.2 mcg per 100 grams or 82% of the RDA.

Cod
Pacific cod contains 46.8 mcg per 100 grams or 67% of the RDA.

Shiitake Mushrooms
Shiitake mushrooms contain 37 mcg per 8 oz or 53% of the RDA.

Organic Chicken
Roasted chicken contains 34.4 mcg per cup or 49% of the RDA.

Organic Beef
Pot roasted chuck beef contains 28.8 mcg per 100 grams or 41% of the RDA.

Garlic
Garlic contains 19.3 mcg per cup or 28% of the RDA.

Brown Rice
Long grain brown rice contains 19.1 mcg per cup or 27% of the RDA.

Crimini Mushrooms
Crimini mushrooms contain 18.7 mcg of selenium per sliced cup or 27% of the RDA.

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