ENCORE: The Numerous Health Benefits of Mushrooms, Part 1


During this critical time when we're all focused on immune health, we're reprising this special episode about mushrooms’ health benefits, which include strengthening our immune systems. Mushrooms have been used in traditional medicines for millennia; even regular culinary mushrooms have been found to confer protection against a variety of disorders including metabolic syndrome and cancer. Mark Kaylor, master herbalist, certified nutritionist and Ph.D., is consultant and senior educator for Mushroom Wisdom, which has produced quality mushroom products for decades. Are raw mushrooms safe to eat? Should you buy organic? Kaylor reviews the most popular products: Agaricus, Chaga, Reishi, Maitake, Lion’s Mane, Cordyceps, Coriolus, Shitake, Meshima, Poria, and Tremella. Each has distinctive properties, and can be used for prevention or to target various conditions. What’s best for fatigue? For athletic performance? Against Candida? For immune support? For cognitive protection? For cancer? For cardiometabolic conditions and blood sugar? What to look for in a mushroom product. Capsules vs. tinctures, suggested doses for different conditions and more. Click HERE for part 2.

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