Selenium also helps iodine regulate metabolism and selenium helps recycle vitamin C in the body improving overall cellular protection.
Selenium works as as powerful anti-oxidant and is required for your body to create glutathione your bodies master antioxidant.
For this reason, consuming foods high in selenium can support detoxification and take stress off the organs like the liver and thyroid.
Selenium deficiency symptoms include:
  • Thyroid dysfunction
  • Weakened immune system
  • Infertility in men and women
  • Depression
  • Heart disease
  • Increased risk of cancer
. A deficiency may lead to pain and muscle weakness. The RDA for selenium is 55 mcg/day and the Daily Value is 70 mcg.

Top 10 Foods High in Selenium 

1) Brazil nuts1 oz (6-8 nuts): 544 mcg (over 100% DV)
2) Yellowfin tuna3 oz: 92 mcg (over 100% DV)
3) Halibut, cooked3 oz: 47mcg (67% DV)
4) Sardines, canned3 oz: 45mcg (64% DV)
5) Grass-fed beef3 oz: 33 mcg (47% DV)
6) Turkey, boneless3 oz: 31 mcg (44% DV)
7) Beef liver3 oz: 28 mcg (40% DV)
8) Chicken3 oz: 22 mcg (31% DV)
9) Egg1 large, 15 mcg (21% DV)
10) Spinach1 cup: 11 mcg (16% DV)