Dried Mushroom Health Benefits*
Mushrooms are low in carbohydrates, calories, and sodium, and are cholesterol and fat free. Not only are they great for adding distinct flavor and texture to your favorite dishes, they also have a range of nutritional and health benefits.
(Inonotus Obliquus) Chaga has many immune-boosting and antioxidant properties. It is used for soothing pain, neuropathy, and even diabetes as it supports the integrity of blood vessels. It has long been used to support gastrointestinal health and to normalize blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Antioxidant properties include polysaccharides, beta-d-glucans, phytosterols, betulin, and betulinic acid.
(Cantharellus Cibarius) contain protein, vitamin D, and B vitamins including riboflavin, niacin, and thiamine. Minerals include potassium, copper, and selenium.
Crimini & Portobellos
(Agaricus Bisporus) are the same mushroom, the Portobello being left to grow longer and larger. These mushrooms contain a variety of B complex vitamins, are an excellent source of riboflavin, pantothenic acid and niacin, are a very good source of thiamine, vitamin B6, and a good source of folate. Selenium, lysine, protein, zinc, copper, manganese, and iron are more benefits of eating this popular mushroom.
(Morchella Elata) contain protein, vitamin D, and B vitamina including riboflavin, niacin, and thiamine. Minerals include potassium, copper, and selenium.
(Boletus Edulis) contain niacin, potassium, selenium, and protein.
(Ganoderma Lucidum) contain multiple ingredients including polysaccharides and trierpenes. Polysaccharides are complex carbohydrates made up of chains of sugars. These sugars stabilize blood pressure and blood sugar and have an effect on free radicals.
*For informational purposes only, consult a health professional for medical problems. Warning: Mushrooms can interact with some over-the-counter and prescription drugs; check with your health care provider.