Rich in potassium, mushrooms help in managing blood pressure. They negate the effects of excess sodium in the body and help in reducing tensions in blood vessels.
Loaded with anti-inflammatory properties, mushrooms have come across as a great source
to boost immunity. They trigger macrophages
in our immune system that help fight foreign bodies.
Studies have shown that mushrooms when combined with daily physical exercises and lifestyle changes, can help you lose weight.
The antioxidants present in them also cure metabolism-related issues.
A study finds that people who consume mushrooms were 34% less prone to breast cancer. Reishi, which is also called the "mushroom of immortality," has been
used to treat cancer.
A study of 663 adults aged 60 and above concluded that those who consumed at least two servings of mushrooms a week had 57% lower odds of developing Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).