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Selenium: Just 1 Large Piece Chicken (185g) A Day



Selenium

Do you know that eating just 1 large piece of chicken (185g) a day fully covers your daily selenium need (based on adult's need)?

Recommended daily intake: 55mcg
  • 15mcg (0-6 months old)
  • 20mcg (7-12 months old)
  • 20mcg (1-3 years old)
  • 30mcg (4-8 years old)
  • 40mcg (9-13 years old)
  • 55mcg (14-18 years old)
  • 55mcg for adults (19 years & above)
  • 60mcg for pregnant women
  • 70mcg for breast-feeding women
Functions:

Proper functioning of thyroid gland, protect cells against free radical.

References:

http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=nutrient&dbid=95
https://www.healthaliciousness.com/articles/foods-high-in-selenium.php

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