Specific combination of mushroom extracts found to boost the immune system, researchers find

Mushrooms are linked to a number of health benefits. They’re known to promote heart health, improve blood sugar levels and boost fetal health. Rich in antioxidants and other important nutrients, they help fight several types of cancer, including lung, prostate and breast cancer. Recent studies also show that mushrooms can boost your immunity. In a study published in the … Continue reading Specific combination of mushroom extracts found to boost the immune system, researchers find

Cordyceps mushrooms found to protect from allergens

Cordyceps is a genus of club-shaped parasitic fungi that are known to kill underground insects and arthropods. The most widely collected of these mushrooms is Cordyceps militaris, which is known for mummifying insects and using them as sources of biomass to produce spores. In a recent study published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, researchers from Southern Taiwan University of Science and … Continue reading Cordyceps mushrooms found to protect from allergens

Tips for getting more protein into a vegetarian diet

Protein is an integral part of a healthy diet. It is essential for the synthesis of many things that the body needs. Protein also helps maintain good health; for instance, adequate intake of protein helps prevent muscle loss associated with aging. Protein can be derived from various food sources, the most abundant of which are lean meats, poultry, … Continue reading Tips for getting more protein into a vegetarian diet

Better than bone broth? Many health gurus are switching to mushroom broth

Mushrooms are nutritious, but they can be an acquired taste. Your kids might even think mushrooms are strange because they look weird and have a slimy texture. If you want to get picky eaters to try mushrooms, make delicious mushroom broth to reap all of the health benefits offered by these unique superfoods. The health benefits of mushroom … Continue reading Better than bone broth? Many health gurus are switching to mushroom broth

Medicinal mushrooms found to strengthen the immune system

Despite the naysayers, several studies have proven that certain herbal remedies used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) can help treat various illnesses. A study even determined that two mushrooms often used in TCM, turkey tail (Coriolus versicolor) and lingzhi mushrooms (Ganoderma lucidum), may have potent immunomodulatory properties. Asian countries such as China, Japan, and Korea often use TCM … Continue reading Medicinal mushrooms found to strengthen the immune system

Benefits of the Agaricus blazei Murrill Mushroom

Source: Benefits of the Agaricus blazei Murrill Mushroom by Dr. Edward Group Agaricus blazei Murrill is an edible Brazilian mushroom with a low calorie content and high nutrient density. The mushroom, which originates in a small Brazilian village called Piedade, contains minerals, fibers, vitamins and amino acids. In 1960, a Japanese researcher named Takatoshi Furumoto discovered the … Continue reading Benefits of the Agaricus blazei Murrill Mushroom

Powdered mushrooms build immunity

Western medicine cannot make money if you don't get sick and visit doctors regularly. So why would a doctor tell you what organic food to buy? For many Americans, if you mention taking medicinal mushrooms, they look at you like you're some kind of witch doctor, or a traveling medicine man with a covered wagon carrying … Continue reading Powdered mushrooms build immunity