Find out which foods can help you hit your body’s daily selenium needs.
By Toni Gasparis
Selenium is a mineral used by your immune system and thyroid and that’s needed to fight free radical damage throughout your body. While it is important to include selenium in your daily diet, overloading on this mineral can cause severe health issues. Find out which selenium-rich foods you can put on your grocery list and how much you should be eating to maintain healthy levels of selenium in your body.
Whole Wheat Bread
Just one slice of whole wheat bread in the morning can boost your levels of selenium and it’s packed with lots of beneficial fiber for your body. Just make sure when grocery shopping to look for breads that are 100% whole wheat: many types of bread labeled as whole wheat tend to be processed or refined in some way.