Mar 3, 2024, 05:42 PM IST

Foods rich in selenium that prevent cancer and heart attack 

Jaisal Kaur

Brazil nuts: Brazil nuts are one of the best sources of selenium. 

Fish: Yellowfin tuna contains about 92 mcg of selenium, making it an excellent source of selenium. 

Whole wheat foods: Wheat products, including pasta, whole wheat breads, and whole grain cereals, are enriched with selenium and other minerals. 

Cottage cheese: It provides about 20 mcg, or 30 per cent of daily requirement of selenium.

Eggs: One hard-boiled egg provides about 20 mcg of selenium. 

Brown rice: One cup of cooked long-grain brown rice will provide you with 19 mcg of selenium. 

Sunflower seeds: A quarter cup of sunflower seeds offer almost 19 mcg of selenium.

Mushrooms: They contain vital nutrients, including vitamin D, iron, and about 12 mcg of selenium in a 100-gram serving. 

Oatmeal: It offers 13 mcg of selenium. 

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