Cremini also spelled crimini (brown) mushrooms are proven to reduce inflammation, prevent cancer or heart disease; they supply a lot of B vitamins, antioxidants and phytonutrients like CLA and L-ergothioneine; and provide copper, zinc, selenium, manganese, potassium, and phosphorus. Selenium is required for proper functioning of the enzyme glutathione peroxidase. The other two minerals zinc…

shiitake mushrooms

The shiitake mushroom belongs to Lentinula edodes species, native to East Asia. Because of its amazing health benefits, it has been a part of medicinal traditional herbal medicine for thousands of years. Shiitake mushrooms are loaded with chemicals that protect our DNA from oxidative stress, which is only a bit of why they’re so beneficial….

white button mushrooms

Our ancestors had certainly picked and eaten mushrooms throughout history. The famous French king Louis XIV is believed to have been the first king in Europe to formally cultivate white button mushrooms, or champignons, in his underground cave ‘farms’ outside of Paris. Agaricus bisporus, or white button mushroom, sometimes called common mushroom, or French –…

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