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HOW MUSHROOMS BOOST YOUR HEALTH

Published By MintGenie Team | 01 Mar, 2024
Mushrooms are a nutritious choice, being fat-free, low-sodium, low-calorie, and cholesterol-free, while providing a rich source of fibre, vitamins, and minerals, with specific nutritional benefits varying among mushroom types.
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Here are some nutritional benefits of mushrooms:
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Antioxidants 

Mushrooms, particularly rich in selenium, serve as a potent source of antioxidants, guarding against free radicals and promoting immune system strength.
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Beta Glucan

Certain mushrooms, like oysters and shiitake, contain effective beta glucans, a soluble dietary fibre linked to improved cholesterol, heart health, and reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.
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B Vitamins

Mushrooms boast a wealth of B vitamins—riboflavin, niacin, and pantothenic acid—benefiting heart health, red blood cells, the digestive system, skin, and nervous system.
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Copper

A cup of mushrooms, even after cooking, provides about one-third of the daily recommended copper, crucial for processes like red blood cell production, bone health, and nerve maintenance.
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Potassium

Mushrooms, such as Portobello, offer a potassium content comparable to a medium-sized banana, contributing significantly to heart, muscle, and nerve function.
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