Have you really stopped thanking the little fungi peeking out of spinach salad? You-should-by eating more of it!

Here are six reasons why mushrooms pack powerful punches when it comes to improving your health:

According to a 2017 Pennsylvania State University study, buyshroomscanada contain ultra-high concentrations of two antioxidants, ergothioneine and glutathione. The presence of these antioxidants together works further to protect the body from the physiological stress it causes.

The above two antioxidants (ergothioneine and glutathione) may also help prevent Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers at Penn State University. They recommend eating at least 5 mushrooms daily to reduce the risk of future neuropathy. Cook mushrooms in the microwave or grill for maximum nutritional value.

Another Mental Mushroom-Related Benefit: In a 2019 study, researchers at the National University of Singapore found that eating two 3/4 cups of cooked mushrooms a week could lead to mild cognitive decline. I have discovered that it can be reduced.

Mushrooms contain ribonucleotides of glutamate, which helps to improve the taste of the recipe instead of being salty. These compounds contribute to flavorful umami without affecting blood pressure or the risk of heart disease. A cup of mushrooms contains only 5 mg of sodium! Mushrooms are also an excellent and satisfying alternative to lean meat in any dish, removing calories, fat and cholesterol from the equation.