The portobello mushroom is one of the most widely consumed mushrooms in the world.
Portobello mushrooms (also just called “portobellos”) are mature, white button mushrooms and a type of fungus.
Portobellos are known as natural cancer-fighters and protectors of the immune system.
Below are 6 reasons why mushrooms make an excellent addition to your diet:
- May Help Lower Cancer Risk
The phytochemical & CLA have been shown to inhibit cancer cell proliferation & induce apoptosis.
- Contains Antioxidants & Natural Anti-Inflammatories
The ERGO & antioxidants fight inflammation & inflammatory issues inhibit cancer cell proliferation & induce apoptosis.
- Good Substitute for Meat
Take on a similar texture and mouth-feel to meat and are also usually easy to digest.
- Great Source of B Vitamins
High in B vitamins like B3 & B2, portobellos help with energy, cognition, stress, heart, metabolism, blood pressure, cholesterol, headaches, PMS, eyes, skin & more.
- Provide Copper & Selenium
Copper supports healthy metabolism and is needed for growth, development and ongoing connective tissue repair, while selenium supports the thyroid gland, reproductive health and more.
- Low in Carbs but Still Provides Some Fiber
Mushrooms are great on a low-carb or keto diet because they contain fiber without the carbs.
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