Table 4: List of foods high in selenium content.

Selenium food sources Selenium content (µg/ 100 g food)
Spaghetti, whole-wheat, cooked 25.93
Chicken, stewing, meat only, cooked, stewed 25.21
Mushrooms, shiitake, cooked, without salt 24.83
Fast foods, english muffin, with egg, cheese, and canadian bacon 24.82
Rice, white, long-grain, parboiled, enriched, dry 23.89
Noodles, egg, cooked, enriched 23.88
Fast foods, submarine sandwich, with tuna salad 23.52
Duck, domesticated, meat only, cooked, roasted 22.40
Fast foods, chicken fillet sandwich, plain 22.20
Noodles, egg, spinach, cooked, enriched 21.81
Fast foods, cheeseburger, regular, double patty and bun, plain 21.31
Pie crust, standard-type, prepared from recipe, baked 21.11
Fast foods, hamburger, regular, double patty, with condiments 20.88
Fast foods, cheeseburger, regular, double patty, plain 20.71
Fast Foods, biscuit, with egg and sausage 19.00
Fast foods, chili con carne 17.39
Fast foods, cheeseburger, large, single patty, with condiments and vegetables 17.08
Sandwiches and burgers, cheeseburger, large, single meat patty, with bacon and condiments 16.92
Cheese, ricotta, part skim milk 16.71
Sandwiches and burgers, hamburger, large, single meat patty, with condiments and vegetables 15.41
Milk, canned, condensed, sweetened 14.80
Cheese, ricotta, whole milk 14.51
Fast foods, taco 13.69
Spaghetti with meat sauce, frozen entree 11.91


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Selenium data source:
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, release 18.