Health Benefits of Mushrooms

Mushrooms –  a fungal growth that typically takes the form of a domed cap on a stalk, often with gills on the underside of the cap
 

Health Benefits of Mushrooms

  • lowers cholesterol – the fiber and the certain enzymes helps lower the cholesterol levels
  • anemia – mushrooms contain a lot of iron and 90 percent can be absorbed by the body which promotes red blood cells
  • prevents breast and prostate cancer – mushrooms contain Beta-Glucans and conjugated linoleic acid both of which have anti-carcinogenic effects 
  • diabetes – mushrooms contain a natural insulin and enzymes which help the breaking down of sugar or starch in foods
 
 
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  • bone health – mushrooms contain a lot of calcium which is important in the formation and strength of bones
  • nutrient absorption – mushrooms are rich in vitamin D which facilitates the absorption and metabolism of calcium and phosphorus
  • strengthens immune system -ergothioneine is a powerful antioxidant that is very effective in protecting against free radicals and boosting the immune system 
  • lowers blood pressure – mushrooms contain potassium which acts as a vasodilator which lowers blood pressure
  • copper content – copper can regulate and stimulate the absorption of iron from food
  • selenium content – selenium can benefit bone health and strengthen teeth, hair and nails.

     

There are approximately 140,000 species of mushroom – forming fungi in the world.
Always talk to your doctor before making any dietary changes!
 
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