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A mushroom a day keeps the doctor away

A mushroom a day keeps the doctor away

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Well, not quite. But all mushrooms, even white button mushrooms, contain beta-glucan-rich polysaccharides that have anti-cancerous, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-viral and immune-supportive properties. There are over 3000 different species of mushrooms, and while some are poisonous, the more common commercially-available medicinal mushrooms include: chaga, cordyceps, lions mane, maitake, shiitaki and turkey tail.

Try a new mushroom today!

 

Ref:

1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4684115/

2. https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/60aa/3c43e20c7af0631b92f8c3e94f37b41e105c.pdf

3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19885842

4. https://www.britannica.com/list/7-of-the-worlds-most-poisonous-mushrooms

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