They are also very good sources of B vitamins, especially niacin and riboflavin. They rank the highest among vegetables for protein content, but because they are low in fat and calories, Western nutritionists once mistakenly considered them as without much food value. But now they are recognized as valuable and trending as a food. (A fresh pound has about 125 calories only). In dried form, fungi have almost as much protein as veal and a significant amount of poly-saccharides. Shiitake’s are perhaps the most delicious of all the fungi mentioned and maybe the most nutritious.
A study by Spanish researchers has shown that microwaving and grilling are the best processes to maintain the nutritional profile of culinary mushrooms.
Mushrooms as Medicine
Can plants help people access the intelligence in nature or the “mind of nature”?
In the last post, there is a video where Michael Pollan discusses “the plant’s eye view” In it he spoke about how we are quite possibly “puppets” of the botanical kingdom and are doing its will unknowingly If you missed it, you might want to hear what he had to say. Nevertheless, must we learn to understand the mind of nature in order to supersede our ecologically destructive habits? An interesting conference took place in 2014 discussing the medicinal use of hallucinogenic plants, of which some mushrooms are in that category.
While this site is not going to get into those aspects of “magic” in the “Kingdom”, we clearly respect and stand behind the responsible use of them. You can watch the recording of that conference here. For anyone who is interested in understanding more about these types of fungi, this following video recorded what Paul Stamets had to say about his experiences with “magic ‘shrooms”:
But let’s get back to the title of this topic … Dealing with asthma. First, listen to what Chef Marcus Guiliano said he did to get rid of his asthma. He makes mention of some things that you may want to consider in your overall strategy.
You already know the answer if you clicked the above link and read the article … A resounding yes! And support for a wide range of other chronic conditions also. I don’t know about you, but I hadn’t heard of Chaga mushrooms before researching for this post. But I’m glad I did:
This might interest you as well:
So, What Are You Going To Buy?
Designed with the wisdom garnered through loads of research, this formula is a combination of two kingdoms. Besides Lion’s Mane, Cordyceps and cracked Reishi spores representing the kingdom of the fungi, there are extracts of Clubmoss, Bacopa and Black Pepper fruit from the botanical kingdom as well. It’s MIND POWER in a POWDER! Besides activating more energy in the body, many are reporting enhanced memory and lucidity of dreams. Moreover, there is testimony that people are even finding it far more effective and less damaging than ADHD medications! If this is something that you can benefit from, then don’t hesitate to check it out. You might forget to in a few moments, LOL 🤣.
Here’s a sharp way to boost the value of the morning coffee routine. It’s also great mixed into smoothies! Once a day with this stuff and you’re on your way in the direction towards better performance! Watch the video: