Mushrooms Matter

Mushrooms Matter

Healthy Aging

Oct 14, 2020
  Health and Nutrition Micronutrients and Bioactive Compounds in Mushrooms A Recipe for Healthy Aging?Mushrooms have been used both as food and as medicine in many cultures, and their popularity as both is growing in the United States. We have shown that they are inherently, or can easily be made…

So Much Fungi

Sep 24, 2020
  It shouldn’t be a surprise that humble mushrooms, fungi that feed on decaying matter, are such a popular ingredient throughout many of the world’s cuisines. After all, mold and yeast, two basic fungi, are responsible for turning milk into blue cheese, wheat into bread and, of course, grape juice…
National Mushroom Month is celebrated each year throughout the month of September. During the time, the U.S. Department of Agriculture takes advantage of the opportunity to educate people on the versatility mushrooms offer, including health benefits. As a result, mushrooms are gaining more and more appreciation as we learn more…
  Fungus can cure disease - 1929 Penicillin, an antibiotic was produced from a mold called ‘Penicillium Chrysogenum’ that is also a fungus. Fungi cell walls are made of chitin, not cellulose like plants. Mushrooms are more like people than plants. They have their own immune system that can produce…
Instances of chronic illness such as diabetes, heart disease and arthritis are on the rise. Healthy diet and lifestyle choices have continuously been shown as a means of preventing chronic illness. Mushrooms Canada commissioned a Registered Dietician to prepare a set of health sheets that discuss the role fresh mushrooms…
Mushrooms are good for you! Adding four to five medium sized mushrooms (100 g) to your diet provides important vitamins and minerals, essential for a healthy body and active lifestyle.Mushrooms are a source of: B Complex Vitamins – Mushrooms are a good source of B vitamins such as niacin, riboflavin,…
Cookies make it easier for us to provide you with our services. With the usage of our services you permit us to use cookies.