How One Cup of Mushrooms Can Fight Thyroid Imbalances, Cancer and Vitamin D Deficiencies

Plus mushrooms are super high in selenium which has been identified as a key trace mineral in the treatment of cancers. An analysis of seven studies published last year in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention showed that the higher the level of selenium (measured in blood serum) the lower the risk of bladder cancer. Just 100 grams of raw crimini have 47% of your daily needs, cooked shiitakes have 45% and raw white button have 17%.7

Mushrooms Are A Great Source of Vitamin D, Your Inner Sunshine

Mushrooms are the highest plant source of vitamin D available. You can actually buy a mushroom kit and grow your own… and by putting them in the sun just before picking them you boost the amount of Vitamin D even more. Eating just three mushrooms can get you your daily requirement.

I eat mushrooms almost daily, so go get yourself a variety of mushrooms. Eat them fresh, sauté them or make a burger with a big mushroom instead of using beef. Do whatever you have to do to get some in you as part of your regular diet.

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