The Surprising Health Benefits Of Mushrooms

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Published on March 13, 2019 - Duration: 00:32s

The Surprising Health Benefits Of Mushrooms

According to Mother Nature Network, cultures around the world have eaten or used mushrooms medicinally for centuries.

Legend has it that pharaohs in Ancient Egypt declared the fungi royalty food and forbid commoners from touching them.

Some mushrooms like shiitake have lentinan, a type of sugar molecule, which may help extend the survival of patients with some cancers.


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