Nutritional value of button mushrooms

Button mushroom nutrition values
• Mushrooms are a great, low calorie food
• contain dietary fiber, that has the ability to reduce the
cholesterol
• contain polyunsaturated fat acids reducing
the risk of atherosclerosis
• Mushrooms are an excellent source of protein
• contain numerous minerals: potassium, sodium, magnesium and selenium
in amounts comparable to those of other vegetables

• mushrooms are characterized by a high content of B group vitamins

thiamine, niacin, folic acid and riboflavin are abundant more
than in many vegetables
• a number of studies carried out in recent years confirm
efficacy of the formulations obtained from mushrooms to prevent
stomach, intestinal, breast and prostate cancer
• compounds in mushrooms have the ability to activate
immune cells in human body
• Mushrooms contain in its composition antioxidant compounds -
levelling free radicals in human body

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