Nutritionists believe that mushrooms promote longevity.
Authoritative experts in the field of dietetics, the authors of books on nutrition, Cello Juliet and Sarah brewer stated that the consumption of mushrooms promote longevity.
Experts said that mushrooms have a high content of copper, thereby reducing the risk of bacterial or viral diseases. The experts noted that the deficit of this element is associated with a reduction of white blood cells, this factor also determines the susceptibility of the organism to infections.
“Mushrooms are a natural “antioxidants” that protect against the development of dangerous conditions, including heart disease and type II diabetes. Content in mushrooms is beta-glucan gives them anti-cancer properties,” said Kellow, and brewer.
According to their conclusion, the consumption of mushrooms can help to improve the immune system. Mushrooms are rich In b vitamins, essential for maintaining a healthy nervous system, contain huge amounts of trace elements. A study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has shown that mushrooms contain an unusually high number of ergothioneine and glutathione – antioxidant, protects against oxidative damage of cells, proteins and even DNA. Moreover, these substances in the mushrooms are not destroyed by heat treatment.
Cello, and brewer reported that the addition of a diet of mushrooms and other fungi twice a week can promote a long life, provided that people in General adheres to healthy principles. The most important content of nutrients are mushrooms, aspen, boletus and chanterelles, the expert explained.