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Here’s Why You Should Include Mushrooms in Your Diet

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Mushrooms are tasty and are packed full of essential nutrients. Here’s why you should be eating more mushrooms.

  • Mushrooms are low in carbohydrates and have no cholesterol or fat. They contain enzymes that help lower cholesterol levels.
  • Mushrooms are a great source of iron.
  • Mushrooms are a source of linoleic acid and beta-glucans which are known to have anti-carcinogenic properties.
  • Mushrooms contain vitamin D which helps the absorption of calcium and phosphorus.
  • They also provide calcium which is essential for healthy teeth and bones.
  • Mushrooms have natural antibiotics that help inhibit fungal infections and microbial growth.
  • Ergothioneine is a powerful antioxidant that is found in mushrooms, helping to boost the immune system.

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