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सेलेनियम रेसिपी, सेलेनियम भोजन - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Selenium recipes in Hindi)
સેલેનિયમ રેસિપી, સેલેનિયમ ખોરાક - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Selenium recipes in Gujarati)

Selenium Rich Recipes, Selenium Vegetarian Foods List

Selenium Rich Recipes, Selenium Vegetarian Foods List. Selenium is a trace mineral which regulates thyroid, fights inflammation and many other functions. Ensure that you follow our Selenium Rich Recipes to get your selenium requirements.

Barley being the richest source of selenium is a healthy option to include in your diets. Try the barley khichdi with lots of mixed vegetables. A variant is barley and moong dal khichdi recipe. The super thing is that none of these recipes have any rice added to it and hence no simple carbs added. My favourite is barley soup which soothes your sore throat or cures a bug in you.

Barley KhichdiBarley Khichdi

Broccoli is another selenium rich foodBroccoli is loaded with beta-carotene which converts to Vitamin A once it is inside the body. Vitamin A plays a critical role in maintaining healthy vision. Try this simple broccoli soup which is almost like a clear soup. Another super and easy way is to have grilled broccoli.

Grilled Broccoli RecipeGrilled Broccoli Recipe

10 Vegetarian Food Sources of Selenium 

  10 Vegetarian Food Sources of Selenium
1. Barley
2. Brazil nuts
3. Broccoli
4. Brown rice
5. Chia seeds
6. Egg
7. Flax seeds
8. Mushrooms
9. Sunflower seeds
10. Wheat
 

What is Selenium?
Selenium though a trace mineral, it carries myriad functions in the human body.

Top 7 functions of Selenium 

1. Acts as Antioxidant : It acts as an antioxidant and helps remove the harmful free radicals from the body which are by-products of metabolism produced in the body mainly due to smoking, alcohol, stress and pollution.

2. Builds Healthy Immune System: It aids to boost the body’s defence system against various diseases.

3. Fights Inflammation : Being a potent antioxidant it also reduces the inflammation in the body. This ensures a healthy blood flow to the heart and all parts of the body.

Energy Chia Seed Drink with Lime and Honey, For Endurance Athletes
Energy Chia Seed Drink with Lime and Honey, For Endurance Athletes

4. Regulates Thyroid Function : It has been known to have active participation in the production of thyroid hormones.

5. Prevents Cancerous Growth : It’s role in DNA repair have proven its role in preventing the growth of cancer cells.

6. Maintain Cognitive Health: Selenium’s antioxidant activity is also known to retain cognitive health, maintain healthy brain cells and reduce the risk of mental illness, especially as you age.

7. Improves fertility : It is a mineral which preserves the health of sperms in men and avoids miscarriages in women.

How much Selenium do I need?
An adult on an average needs approx.. 55 mcg of selenium per day which increases to 60 mcg / day to pregnant women and 70 mcg / day. Kids usually require 20 to 40 mcg / day.

Brown Rice Dosa, Healthy Dosa RecipeBrown Rice Dosa, Healthy Dosa Recipe

Deficiency of Selenium can cause 6 problems

  Deficiency of Selenium can cause 6 problems
1. Neurological abnormalities
2. Cardiac setback
3. Thyroid disorders
4. Skin lesions
5. Hair loss
6. Tiredness

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Energy Chia Seed Drink with Lime and Honey, For Endurance Athletes recipe
There is no debating that Chia seeds are good for your health. A treasure trove of omega-3 fatty acids, which is hard for vegetarians to come by, these tiny seeds are also loaded with fibre and protein. It is interesting to note that this easily digestible little seed has antioxidants (ALA), w ....
Barley Khichdi recipe
Ever thought of making a khichdi with barley? Try it once, and you will want to keep repeating this masterpiece in your kitchen. Made of barley and a horde of veggies, this tasty dish is colourful and attractive. An exotic combination of veggies gives it a nice juicy crunch, while everyday ing ....
Broccoli and Bajra Snack recipe
Bajra is a storehouse of nutrients, but hardly included in the diet except perhaps as a khichdi or roti. Here is a truly delicious snack made of whole bajra and broccoli. Chopped onions, garlic and red chilli flakes impart tremendous taste to this snack, while olive oil, though used in small quantit ....
Mushroom Soup ( Good Food For Diabetes) recipe
Who can refuse a cup of creamy Mushroom Soup! And if you were told that it is a healthy version, you would enjoy it all the more. Mushrooms have a low carbohydrate level, and hence a low glycemic index too, which makes it a helpful ingredient for diabetics. Being rich in potassium, mushrooms also ke ....
Broccoli Broth ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe) recipe
No more running noses and sneezy wheezies. Ensure good health and immunity with this vitamin C rich soup made of vibrantly coloured and flavourful broccoli. The antioxidants contributed by broccoli and the other ingredients in this soup counteract the harmful cellular by products created during norm ....
Barley and Moong Dal Khichdi recipe
Life can be tough without comforting khichdi to keep you company! One of the homeliest of meals, khichdi is satiating and soothing to the palate. Here’s an innovative twist, we have used fibre-rich barley to make this khichdi. A good replacement for rice, barley combines very well with moong d ....
Nourishing Barley Soup recipe
Barley is a cereal that is not usually used in everyday cooking. It is however a great source of protein, iron and fibre and tastes good too, if cooked with flavourful ingredients as I have done in this broth. The combination of masoor dal along with barley i.e. a pulse with a cereal makes this soup ....
Chick Pea, Mushroom and Barley Salad with Balsamic Dressing recipe
Name the texture, name the flavour, and you are sure to find it in this exciting salad. From cucumber for a juicy crunch, and kabuli chana for a mealy touch, to barley and mushrooms for chewiness and sun-dried tomatoes for tang, this Salads features a wide assort ....
Mushroom Brown Rice recipe
Lemon grass imparts a subtly sweet flavour to this thai-inspired potassium rich mushroom rice.
Grilled Broccoli Recipe recipe
This is surely one of the yummiest ways to enjoy fresh and crisp broccoli! Marinated with lemon juice and black pepper, and then grilled to perfection, the Grilled Broccoli has a nice texture and fabulous flavour, with spicy and tangy tones. This delicious treat is also equally healthy, being ri ....
Egg Bhurji Paratha recipe
Everybody loves bhurji – be it of paneer or egg, because of its succulent mouth-feel and spicy taste. Put your favourite bhurji into a whole wheat paratha and you get a filling and super-tasty dish! The Egg Bhurji Paratha is an all-time favourite Punjabi breakfast, which is crisp and buttery out ....
Egg Dosa, Healthy Breakfast recipe
An off-beat breakfast dish that will sweep you all off your feet! Spread dosa batter on the griddle, break and egg over it, sprinkle a little coconut and cook, to get a healthy and filling breakfast. The Egg Dosa is not only healthy but extremely tasty, with the creaminess of egg and the crunch ....
Rocket Leaves, Broccoli and Veg Work Healthy Salad recipe
A salad is the most awesome lunch ever! It’s light, filling, nutritious, and so convenient to pack in the morning. You just need to make sure you bring lots of variety to your bowl – throw in some grains, pulses, sprouts, veggies, greens, cottag ....
Brown Rice Dosa, Healthy Dosa Recipe recipe
Brown Rice Dosa is a delightfully crispy, golden brown dosa that tastes awesome! On the other hand, it is amazingly healthy as we have used a combination of unpolished brown rice and two dals to make this dosa. Make sure you use unpolished rice and not the regular Basmati; otherwise you will los ....
Brown Rice Neer Dosa, Without Fermentation recipe
Neer Dosa is a special, indigenous recipe from Karnataka, which has a wonderful taste and unique texture despite being made of a plain rice batter! Yes, it might be hard to believe but the batter for these soft, thin, homely pancakes is made of just rice and salt. This gives the Neer Dosa a very ....
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