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Chicken, broccoli, and brown rices are good dietary sources of selenium.
Hair Regrowth is Possible

The recommended dosage for healthy hair growth is 55 mcg/day. 2

Dietary Sources of Selenium

  • Brewer’s yeast 35
  • Broccoli 35
  • Brown rice 35
  • Chicken 35
  • Eggs 2
  • Liver 222
  • Nuts 2
  • Meat 2
  • Shellfish (e.g., lobster, crab) 2

Physiological Effects and Benefits of Selenium

  • Natural anti-inflammatory and antiviral effects. 222
  • Necessary for healthy hair growth; however, excess selenium can also cause hair loss. 2, 52
  • Selenium deficiency can lead to hair loss. 32
  • Part of glutathione peroxidase, an important natural antioxidant produced in the body, which helps protect against free radical damage that promotes thinning hair. 32
  • Important for proper thyroid and immune system functioning. 222


Do not exceed 200 mcg/day 35

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If you have hypothyroidism, avoid eating raw and limit cooked servings to no more than 3 per week because it contains a substance that inhibits thyroid function.