Incredible Health Benefits of Mushrooms

When it comes to mushrooms you either hate ‘em or love ‘em; and, considering they’re a type of fungus, which tends to grow in decaying matter and even poo, it’s no surprise that some people would rather turn them down, in this article I would be discussing the incredible health benefits of mushroom.

Mushrooms are actually a valuable source of many important nutrients. They have a unique flavor and have been added to the meals of many ethnic cultures for centuries. While they are often sauteed (with butter and/or garlic), they are also great in soups, sauces and even omelets.

Incredible Health Benefits of Mushrooms you Might not Know
Mushrooms are a rich source of thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, biotin, and various antioxidants, they have been used in medicinal recipes and health tonics for generations. Like milk, mushrooms are also a good source of calcium, which is a necessary nutrient to build strong bones and teeth, as well as potassium and other electrolytes which are necessary for normal and healthy bodily functions.

Mushrooms contain little to no fat, they are often recommended in modern weight loss programs. Perhaps the most popular mushrooms overseas are the shitake, maitake, reishi, enoki, and cordyceps, many of which are hard to come by in the United States. However, many specialist food stores are providing a greater variety of these more exotic types of fungus.
Recently, a number of studies have shown that particular mushrooms have medicinal properties that can relieve cancer. For example, the ‘Agaricus Blazei Murril’l appears to reduce particular cancers in some studies, and contains particular chemicals that boost immune response and function.
The world wide web is full of information on mushrooms, and sites dedicated to providing all types of mushrooms to customers whether for medicinal purposes or to have with your favorite meal. We’d love to hear your thoughts on the medicinal properties of mushrooms so please leave a message in the comments section below.
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