We need selenium for many functions in the body. Keep your levels topped up with this simple smoothie recipe.
Selenium may not be the first nutrient that springs to mind when you think about good health, but this marvellous mineral plays several roles in the body.Brazil nuts are one of the richest sources of selenium, but if you’re bored of simply snacking on them during the day, try adding them to this rich smoothie and you’ll easily hit your daily NRV (0.075mg for men, 0.06mg for women).1
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Add the Brazil nuts, banana and yoghurt to a blender with a little water and blitz until smooth. Add more water as needed.
Once the smoothie is almost fully blended, add the honey and more water as necessary.
Divide between two glasses and drink immediately.
1. British Nutrition Foundation Available from: https://www.nutrition.org.uk/attachments/article/261/Nutrition%20Requirements_Revised%20Oct%202017.pdf