The “Secret Superfood” Your Body NEEDS
This hidden source could give you 100 percent of your daily vitamin D!
There are plenty of foods that could easily make a superfood list.
Apples, for example, can reduce the risk of stroke, diabetes, and high blood pressure.
Salmon can protect your brain.
And even garlic boasts benefits like reducing inflammation.
But when it comes to true superfoods, one stands out from the rest.
Not only does it contain a rich supply of vitamin, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants, but it’s the ONLY source of vitamin D you’ll find in the produce aisle.
If you haven’t already guessed, I’m talking about mushrooms.
These fantastic fungi have been used for more than 2,000 years, and for good reason.
They’re low in calories, but high in nutrients… and flavor.
(I could eat sauteed mushrooms every day!)
Mushrooms contain micronutrients like B vitamins, copper, potassium, and manganese. They are also rich in zinc, a mineral that has powerful inflammation-busting, antioxidant properties.
Oyster mushrooms in particular are great at fighting inflammation because of their high content of beta-glucans.
In addition to their fiber content, they’re also rich in prebiotics, a powerful combo that makes mushrooms great for your gut health.
In fact, shiitake mushrooms, specifically, have been shown to favorably alter gut bacteria in such a way that improves the production and release of insulin from the beta cells in your pancreas.
But I’ve saved the best for last. Because as beneficial as all of these properties are, the most impressive health benefit of mushrooms is the fact that they’re a fantastic food source of vitamin D.
As you know, most vitamin D comes from sunlight.
But many people don’t spend nearly enough time in the sun, making most people dangerously deficient in vitamin D.
One great way to help bridge that nutrient gap is by eating more mushrooms on a regular basis.
In fact, a study out of Australia found that mushrooms could provide anywhere from 50-100 percent of your daily vitamin D needs.
This is a big health deal, since a deficiency in vitamin D is associated with fatigue, poor bone health, reduced immune function, and an increased risk of cancer.
The bottom line is that there are plenty of reasons why mushrooms are a superfood that is great for your health.
If you’re not already eating them on a regular basis, it’s never too late to start.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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