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This fabulous little nutrient is not so well known however has many important functions including -


๐Œ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐ฅ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ฒ๐ซ๐จ๐ข๐ ๐ก๐จ๐ซ๐ฆ๐จ๐ง๐ž๐ฌ - selenium is important for normal thyroid hormones synthesis, activation and metabolism. Supplementation has also been linked to autoimmune thyroiditis (Grave's Disease, Hashimotos) remission.


๐ˆ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐ฏ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ข๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ฎ๐ง๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ง๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง - selenium ramps up and activated t-cell and B-lymphocyte production which helps to fight infection.


๐Œ๐š๐ฅ๐ž ๐…๐ž๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ - Selenium is required for testosterone synthesis, normal sperm maturation and sperm motility.


So where do we find selenium?


Brazil Nuts are a hot little example of a superfood. These babies have so much selenium that 3-4 Brazil Nut's daily include your recommended daily intake. How awesome is that?!


You can also find selenium in these foods -


  • Salmon

  • Sardines

  • Ham

  • Prawns

  • Beef

  • Rice

  • Eggs

  • Legumes

  • Spinach


Variation in our diets is the most important and easiest way to boost our nutrient intake. Mix it up, keep it interesting, enjoy food and include a rainbow every day ๐ŸŒˆ



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