adam harrison Posted February 28 Report Share Posted February 28 Mushrooms are a fungus, but that hasn’t deterred most Americans from adding them to meals. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average American eats approximately three pounds of mushrooms a year. And now there’s even more reason to work mushrooms into your diet. Mushrooms bring a savory flavor to meals without adding much fat, calories or sodium. But the health benefits don’t stop there. Researchers continue to uncover how mushrooms can ward off chronic disease and improve your everyday health. Read on to discover seven ways that mushrooms can benefit your health: BENEFITS ARE? Decrease the risk of cancer. ... Lower sodium intake. ... Promote lower cholesterol. ... Protect brain health. ... Provide a source of vitamin D. ... Stimulate a healthier gut. ... Support a healthy immune system Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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