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Seven Health Benefits of Mushrooms

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ad-sept-4Mushrooms are an amazing fat-free food, here are seven reasons why you should think about incorporating mushrooms into your diet.

  1. Mushrooms contain vitamins C, B12 and B6 which are important for boosting your immune system.
  2. They contain selenium, an antioxidant that can protect cells from damage.
  3. Mushrooms are low-calorie and help to fill you up.
  4. Mushrooms contain copper which is essential for heart health and for producing blood cells.
  5. White mushrooms are a good source of vitamin D, which is important for preventing osteoporosis.
  6. Just one medium sized Portobello mushroom contains as much potassium as a medium-sized banana.
  7. Mushrooms are rich in phytochemicals and eating them has been linked to a potentially lowering the risk of developing some cancers.

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