Healthy with Shiitake Mushrooms
As we have seen that shiitake mushrooms are part of the various fungi that consume not only have a distinctive taste, but also provides many health benefits for consumers. Nutrient content in the shiitake mushroom is believed to have many benefits, especially as pharmaceutical raw materials.
Basically shiitake mushrooms are rich in protein and contain less fat. In addition, shiitake mushrooms also contain eritadenin, interferon, antioxidants, and amino acids that are needed by the human body. So it is not surprising that many consumers demand shiitake mushrooms as both food and raw materials used for the pharmaceutical industry.
To find out how much the health benefits of shiitake mushrooms for humans, in 1970, has conducted a study in Japan, and found the fact that the body of shiitake mushrooms contains amino acids such as thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin works to increase the human immune system, overcome the interference tract, liver, relieve flu symptoms, and blood circulation.
Not only that, in 1974 conducted further research involving two groups of women (the group of young women and older women) who are required to regularly consume shiitake mushrooms for 1 week. And the results obtained are women who take it regularly shiitake mushrooms cholesterol levels can drop to 5-15%.
In addition to lowering cholesterol, in a study in 1980 also found a new fact that shiitake mushrooms are capable of producing antibodies that can function treat hepatitis B. Some scientists are also agreed that shiitake mushrooms have the ability to lower blood sugar levels, as well as efficacious as anti-cancer and anti-tumor.
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