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10 Foods High in Selenium

Last updated 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 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.

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

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 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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