Mmmm, ' shrooms! What a great category of food, huh? Mushrooms are amazing! They are categorized as a fungi. There are many different types. I'll just touch on some of the more health beneficial ones.
White button mushrooms contain nine times the daily value of vitamin D after exposure to only five minutes of UV light. Better than cod liver oil! Most are raised indoors in the dark, so they have as much. This mushroom has as much antioxidant properties as maitake and matsutake mushrooms.
Reishi mushrooms and green tea are a tradition in Chinese medicine. Combining them creates a synergy that halts the growth of tumors and delays death, according to two separate studies.In an article called Medicinal Mushrooms by Christopher Hobbs, over 2000 Chinese with chronic bronchitis took reishi syrup during the 1970s. In two weeks, 60 to 90 percent felt better and had an improved appetite.
Raw mushrooms contain fiber, protein, and vitamins, plus healthy unsaturated fatty acids. They are low in carbohydrates, calories, and sodium. Cooking mushrooms changes their nutritional makeup and destroys enzymes lessening health benefits.
Dried oyster mushrooms contain iron.
Doctors in Japan use Maitake mushrooms to lower blood pressure and blood lipids.
Several scientists addressed the health benefits in July, 2008 at the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo in New Orleans.
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