We all worry about staying healthy and not getting diseases such as cancer. Eating mushrooms health benefits are many.
A recent study suggests that eating two mushrooms daily may reduce the risk of cancer by 45%.
While one study does not science make, the truth is that mushrooms have been part of Chinese medicine for years and offer many health benefits.
Chinese medicine practitioners have used mushrooms, which are rich in vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants, as a treatment for illness including lung disease. Some of the components of mushrooms have been shown to improve the effectiveness of the immune system, necessary to effectively fight off infective viruses.
A Penn State study that looked at 17 cancer studies from 1966-2020 analyzed over 19,000 cancer patients. A graduate student involved with the study said that Mushrooms are the highest dietary source of ergothioneine, which is a unique and potent antioxidant and cellular protector.
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Eating two mushrooms a day could lower cancer risk by 45 percent, study finds. Experts recommend a pinch of salt
Mushrooms contain high levels of antioxidants, and chemical components believed to strengthen the immune system. A study touts their anti-cancer properties
Reviewing the study findings, scientists caution against the idea of ‘miracle foods’ and suggest mushrooms can be a component of a diet that lowers cancer risks
by Lily Caner Published 6/2/ 2021
Eating 18 grams of mushrooms a day could lower the risk of cancer, a new study suggests.
Individuals who eat two medium-sized mushrooms daily have a 45 percent lower risk of cancer compared to those who do not eat mushrooms, according to Pennsylvania State University research, published in Advances in Nutrition.
For centuries, Chinese medicine practitioners have used mushrooms, which are rich in vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants, as a treatment for illness including lung disease.
Some of the chemical compounds in mushrooms are believed to strengthen the immune system.