The health benefits of mushrooms are well known. They are high in fiber, protein, and antioxidants while being low in calories. Due to this, they can help you lose weight by burning the fat in the body. But you may not be knowing that this vegetable which looks like a mini umbrella to me can provide a shield to you from many other diseases, not just obesity. I have just learned that mushrooms can also help you fight the dreadful corona virus.
But, the best thing I like about this vegetable is that its people of all ages like its taste. You can use mushrooms as a key ingredient in many dishes, ranging from starters to soups and main dishes regularly.
Researchers found in a 2016 Johns Hopkins study that psilocybin-assisted therapy alleviated anxiety and depression in adults with terminal cancer diagnoses. The current study’s findings suggest that psilocybin may be useful for those who suffer from depression. A single dose of psilocybin, which is found in “magic mushrooms,” gives long-term anxiety and depression relief in cancer patients.
The secret immunity boosting power of mushrooms
The key fact about mushrooms in these tough times of Covid-19 is that they can help you combat the virus. Thanks to the Merciful God and researchers, we have finally got a vaccine to stay away from the disease. But, prevention is always better than cure. Mushrooms can help boost immunity which is essential in our battle against corona virus. Preliminary research suggests that mushrooms may promote a healthy immune response, reduce inflammation, and improve immune cell activity through interactions with the gut microbiota.
But, the question is what kind of mushrooms can boost immunity. Reishi, which is as nature’s Xanax, is one such mushroom. This favored fungus is among the well-known medicinal mushrooms.In fact, reishi may be able do it all: help loose weight, fiercely fight cancer cells, and most importantly keep the immune system in check.
Read more to find out other varieties of this delicious and nutritious vegetable that can help you fight the virus : https://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/best-medicinal-mushrooms-to-try
Garlic Mushrooms by Sanjeev Kapoor
Garlic is one ingredient that can enhance the taste of many dishes. But, even garlic can also help boost immunity. Mix it with mushrooms and you don’t just have great taste to savor but a powerful weapon to fight Covid-19.
Here is a recipe of Garlic Mushrooms from renowned Indian chef Sanjeev Kapoor. It would be a shame if you ask me who he is, so I am just showing you the recipe video.