10 Foods High in Selenium
Posted on March 27, 2011
Selenium 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.
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 contain 37 mcg per 8 oz or 53% of the RDA.
Roasted chicken contains 34.4 mcg per cup or 49% of the RDA.
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.
Long grain brown rice contains 19.1 mcg per cup or 27% of the RDA.
Crimini mushrooms contain 18.7 mcg of selenium per sliced cup or 27% of the RDA.