What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Mushrooms
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What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Mushrooms?

Your Brain Health Improves

Mushrooms are high in antioxidants, protein, minerals, vitamins, and dietary fiber. Ergothioneine, a unique antioxidant, improves brain health by reducing the risk of mild cognitive decline.

Your Youthful Look Sticks

A high concentration of antioxidants, glutathione, and ergothioneine elbows out physiological stress. As a result, signs of aging, including wrinkles, reduce, helping you retain your youthful look.

Your Mood Improves

Ergothioneine fights against oxidative stress, reducing the symptoms of mood disorders, including depression.

Your Bones Grow Stronger and Healthier

Outdoor-grown mushrooms flood vitamin D into your system. These mushrooms are high in ergosterol, a compound the body directly converts into vitamin D. We all know the role vitamin D plays in our system, right? Outdoor-grown mushrooms come in packages with a “UVB” mark. For this reason, be careful when shopping at the supermarket to get something that improves the quality of your life.

Elena Ognivtseva
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Nutritionist, Cornell University, MS

I believe that nutrition science is a wonderful helper both for the preventive improvement of health and adjunctive therapy in treatment. My goal is to help people improve their health and well-being without torturing themselves with unnecessary dietary restrictions. I am a supporter of a healthy lifestyle – I play sports, cycle, and swim in the lake all year round. With my work, I have been featured in Vice, Country Living, Harrods magazine, Daily Telegraph, Grazia, Women's Health, and other media outlets.

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