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Vitamins and minerals in mushroom

Mushroom Wisdom Super Cordyceps 120 CpMushrooms are great natural sources of many vitamins and minerals. For example, cooked mushrooms are an excellent source of niacin and a good source of riboflavin.

Mushrooms are fleshy fungi, only some of which are edible. They usually have thick stems and rounded caps with radiating gills on the underside.
Mushrooms can be eaten raw or cooked. White and Enoki mushrooms can be added raw to fresh green salads.
Porcini mushrooms can be cooked with pork or chicken or combined with vegetables, rice, or pasta.   Shiitakes are traditionally added to stir-fries and other sian dishes. Portabella mushrooms often are sliced, grilled, and served as an appetizer, added to sandwiches, or stuffed with any number of ingredients and baked.
Some mushroom varieties are also available canned or dried.
The nutritional value of a mushroom includes being low in calories and high in vegetable proteins, iron, fiber, zinc, essential amino acids, vitamins and minerals.
Health benefits and value of mushrooms differs from the type of mushrooms.

Shiitake Mushrooms

Shiitake has been considered as the “Elixir of Life”. This mushroom has been found as anti-cancer food by the FDA of Japan. Lentinan founded in Shiitake is known to have some effect on bowel, stomach, liver and lung cancer. It boosts the production of T lymphocytes and other natural killer cells and reduces the negative health effects of AIDS.
Shiitake mushrooms include anti-oxidants such as uric acid, selenium and vitamin A, C, D and E. Shiitake mushrooms has been found to lower blood pressure for people with hypertension. In additional to the above nutritional benefits, the rich nutrition value of Shiitake mushroom is known to lower serum cholesterol levels and helps increase libido.

Maitake Mushroom

In Japan and China, Maitake Mushrooms have been eaten for the past 3000 years. Since history, the consumption of Maitake mushroom was believed to lower high blood pressure and prevents risk of cancer. Recent scientific researches have found that extracts of the Maitake Mushroom can control the growth of cancerous tumors and boost the immune system of almost all the cancerous mice used in the experiment.

Cordyceps Mushroom

Vitamins and minerals contained in Cordyceps mushroom strengthen the immune system, increase abilities to fight against viral and bacteria infection. Cordyceps is effective for treatment of high cholesterol, impotence, lung cancer, and kidney failure.
Consumption of cordyceps mushroom causes the human muscle to relax. Vitamins, minerals and other nutrients of cordycept are benefit for treating coughs, asthma, and other bronchial conditions as it relax muscles.

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