Helps prevent night blindness
Inhibits cancer cell growth
Lowers blood pressure
May reduce anxiety
May reduce cholesterol
May reduce fever
May reduce risk of cancer
Serving size: 1 cup diced; Calories: 19; Fat: .3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 8g; Carbs: 3.3g; Fiber:1g; Sugars: 2.2g; Protein: 1.8g; Potassium: 8%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 0%DV; Calcium: 0%DV; Iron: 1%DV
Did You Know?
- Mushrooms are one of the richest, natural sources of selenium, an essential mineral which strengthens the immune system and may help reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic illnesses.
- Mushrooms are best stored unwashed in brown paper bags in the refrigerator, preferably on the lowest shelf.
Ways to Eat:
- In risotto and omelets
- Blended and mixed with meat
- Under the right conditions, some mushrooms' spores can sit dormant for decades or even a century, and still grow!
- One portabella mushroom has more potassium than a banana
- Mushrooms can be planted and grown year round