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Mushrooms & It's Superpowers

Mushrooms & It's Superpowers

Mushrooms & Its Superpowers

Mushrooms has countless nutritional values with few calories and not much fat. They also contain two types of dietary fibers, beta-glucans and chitin, which studies have proven to increase satiety and reduce appetite. Mushrooms are also rich in protein and is the perfect substitute if you are on a plant based diet.

In one study, researchers gave people less meat and more mushrooms in place of meat. After just one year, people reported feeling healthier, lost a lot of weight, had less diabetes, and their blood pressure and cholesterol went down. Researchers have identified over 200 conditions that may benefit from a consistent mushroom consumption.

Nutritional Chart

Total Fat 0.1 g

0%

Sodium 2 mg

0%

Potassium 58 mg

1%

Total Carbohydrate 1.3 g

0%

Dietary fiber 0.5 g

2%

Sugar 0.5 g

 

Protein 0.4 g

0%

 

Vitamin A

0%

Vitamin C

0%

Calcium

0%

Iron

0%

Vitamin D

0%

Vitamin B-6

5%

Cobalamin

0%

Magnesium

1%

 

Supercharging Immune Health

Peer reviews and studies have shown that consuming shiitake mushrooms can significantly improve your overall immune health in ways that is not found in any synthetic drug.

Other Benefits include:

  • Boost the Production of Vitamin D
  • Enhance Immune System Function
  • Aid in Weight Loss
  • Protect Your Bladder Health
  • Lower Cholesterol Levels
  • Heal Anemia
  • Treat Diabetes
  • Helps Prevent Prostate Cancer and Breast Cancer
  • Boost Strength of Bone
  • Fight against Free Radicals
The Mighty Goji Berry

The Mighty Goji Berry

Goji Berry

Goji berries are considered by most a very important superfood.  It contains many vitamins and minerals that can help boost your immune system. The word goji is actually a Westernization of the Chinese word for the berry, which can be transliterated as "gouqi." The berry is a common ingredient in Traditional Chinese Medicine, dating back thousands of years.

Nutritional Profile

The oblong red goji berry easily fulfills the requirements of a super food. It has a high concentration of phytochemicals, amino acids, vitamins B and C, and beta-carotene. Additionally, it contains 11 essential and 22 trace dietary minerals, is an outstanding source of the antioxidant lycopene, and is moderately high in alpha-linolenic acid. The goji berry also can supply extra protein, dietary fiber, calcium, zinc, and selenium. This nutritional profile gives the goji berry many health-enhancing properties.

Health Benefits

This fruit protects against;

  1. Cardiovascular
  2. Inflammatory diseases
  3. Age-related vision disorders (such as glaucoma and macular degeneration).

Studies have pointed to the berry's neuroprotective, immunomodulatory, and anticancer properties as well. This last benefit was underscored by a study published in the Chinese journal of Oncology, which indicated that cancer patients responded better to treatment while on a diet that included goji. However, the study recommended that individuals on blood-thinning medications avoid eating goji berries, which may interfere with the drugs.

Finally, the goji berry offers liver protection and can improve sexual function. One of the main ingredients in our Power Berry Blast is the goji berry.   Backed by peer reviews and scientific research, Gary Null’s Power Berry Blast is your daily health insurance. Your heart, brain, eyes, liver, kidney, and muscular system will say thank you. Just add one scoop of Gary Null’s Power Berry Blast to your favorite beverage (apple juice, orange juice, green juice etc.) and enjoy! Hmmm and it taste amazing!

Health Benefits of Mushrooms

Health Benefits of Mushrooms

Winter is finally here! In New York at least and with that comes the cold and flu viruses. The cold and flu viruses spread through tiny droplets in the air that are released when a sick person sneezes, coughs, or blows their nose.

A clinical study conducted at the University of Florida’s Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition found that;

Eating mushrooms daily improves immunity 

in a way that is not found in any currently available pharmaceutical drugs. And common white button mushrooms, as well as other mushroom types, may also have anti-inflammatory power. Mushrooms also have a lot of nutritional.

Mushrooms can lower your calories

They also contain two types of dietary fibers, beta-glucans and chitin, which increase satiety and reduce appetite.

In one study, researchers gave people less meat and more mushrooms in place of meat. After just one year, people reported feeling healthier, and they lost a lot of weight, had less diabetes, and their blood pressure and cholesterol went down.

Mushrooms can fight cancer

Mushrooms are best known for it’s apparent cancer-fighting powers. Mushrooms contain a class of proteins called lectins, which are able to bind to abnormal cells and cancer cells and label the cells for destruction by our immune system. According to a 2016 article published in Molecules:

“ Many mushrooms have been used as foods and medicines for a long time. Mushrooms contain polyphenols, polysaccharides, vitamins and minerals. Studies show that mushrooms possess various bioactivities, such as antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, immunomodulatory, antimicrobial, hepatoprotective, and antidiabetic properties, therefore, mushrooms have attracted increasing attention in recent years, and could be developed into functional food or medicines for prevention and treatment of several chronic diseases, such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus and neurodegenerative diseases. The present review summarizes the bioactivities and health benefits of mushrooms, and could be useful for full utilization of mushrooms. ”

Numerous studies have shown that mushrooms help fight breast cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, uterine cervix cancer, pancreatic cancer, gastric cancer, and acute leukemia. In addition, antitumor compounds have been identified in various mushrooms species.

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among American women. So scientists have done a lot of research about the activities mushrooms possess against breast cancer.

In one amazing study of 2,000 women conducted by researchers from the University of Western Australia in Perth, women who consumed at least a third of an ounce of fresh mushrooms every day were 64% less likely to develop breast cancer.

 

 

Gary's Vitamin Closet immune stuff is made from organic raw and all natural mushrooms!

[ https://foodrevolution.org/blog/food-and-health/health-benefits-of-mushrooms/ ]

[ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27447602 ]

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