Fungus for food? Whoever was brave enough to try that out has changed the game of cooking for everyone! These delicious little mushrooms are fantastic when paired with combination dishes or even just on their own. Not to mention, these little suckers are great for your body!
Some great benefits can include:
Can help in the prevention of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease due to the brain healthy antioxidants of ergothioneine and glutathione.
These tasty morsels are also stocked up in Vitamins B and D which is beneficial to vegetarians who are looking to make up proteins lacking in their diets to maintain and create energy.
They can lower cholesterol levels since they have no cholesterol in them. They have two fibers that are also known for regulating the blood sugar, chitin and beta-glucan.
Another great benefit is that their anti-inflammatory purposes can help ease sore joints after a workout.
Lastly, these little guys are heart healthy thanks to them being low in sodium- a cup size of them only containing 5 mg.
Try some mushrooms for dinner this evening and find out the benefits for yourself!
Serving size: 1½ cups
Per serving: 234 calories; 10 g fat (5 g sat); 7 g fiber; 35 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 12 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 120 mg calcium; 473 mg sodium; 861 mg potassium
Carbohydrate Servings: 2½