It is almost unbelievable that mushrooms, members of the Mushroom Kingdom, can be very delicious, interesting and fragrant, have 14,000 species with several thousand foods, are very different in their diet and have important healing properties.
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The following nutrients make white mushrooms very valuable and unique. Vitamin B, besides all its benefits, is said to reduce ADHD and slow down Alzheimer's.
Thiamine (e), B1, supports the metabolism of sugars and amino acids. (4%)
Riboflavin B2 converts carbohydrates into energy. (17%)
Niacin, B3, increases levels of high-density lipids (HDL), good cholesterol, in the blood. (13%)
Pantothenic Acid B5 converts carbohydrates and fats into usable energy and supplies healthy fats in cells. (10%)
Pyridoxine B6 balances sodium (Na) and potassium (K). (4%)
Folic acid B9 is needed for DNA synthesis and repair as well as for cell growth. (3%)
Omega-6 fatty acids are one of 2 essential fatty acids needed for cellular processes and must be balanced with omega-3 fatty acids to maintain inflammatory and functional cells. Both are important and must be consumed. So, take walnuts and flaxseeds to maintain your balance with omega-3s.
A study by the Beckman Research Institute, Duarte, California, found that white mushrooms contain conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which lowers high-risk estrogen levels such as breast cancer. Other research at the same facility shows that white fungus has a similar positive effect on prostate cancer.
Eating white mushrooms seems to inhibit the production of inflammatory molecules, which work well in reducing various types of inflammation, which is actually any type of immune deficiency or disease.