Mushrooms and their benefits

Mushrooms are widely known for its taste and health benefits. Mushrooms are the source of different vitamins and minerals and can be included in the diet due to its advantages. Mushrooms are a kind of fungus and known for its delicate flavor and meaty texture.

Mushrooms (exposed to UV rays) are a great source of Vitamin D and also contributes to bone and immune health. Mushrooms are also the source of Zinc and other essential elements. Zinc is an essential element for that helps with immunity. It also helps with low blood pressure, weight loss and reduce hypertension. Metabolic disorders can also be balanced with the health of mushrooms.

It is rich in fibre, protein, antioxidants. It is beneficial for cancer, Alzheimer’s, and other heart diseases. It also helps to improve gut health and strengthen bones. It contains active polysaccharides that helps with body’s ability to fight infection and helps with tumours.

Some of the edible mushrooms are Button Mushrooms, Portbello Mushrooms, Shitake Mushrooms, Enoki Mushrooms, Oyster Mushrooms and many others. Mushrooms could be consumed in different ways including salads, in grilled form, toast, fry etc.