Brazil Nuts — For Balancing the Thryoid

Updated: Mar 24

Selenium deficiency has been linked with cardiovascular disease, cancer, thyroid dysfunction and viral infections. Selenium plays a key role in thyroid and autoimmune health because it protects thyroid cells from oxidative damage by forming selenoproteins. (In molecular biology selenoproteins are proteins containing selenium in the form of the 21st amino acid, selenocysteine, beneficial for autoimmune health.)