Discovered new and useful properties of mushrooms.
During lent one of the main meat substitutes in different dishes become mushrooms.
And, despite their huge benefits, yet many people refer to this product very skeptical.
Despite the huge number of «Scarecrow», which can be easily circumvented by sticking to the rules of collecting, storing and cooking mushrooms, this product is still a pretty popular ingredient in many dishes. Vegetable potatoes or soup after adding the mushrooms become much tastier and satisfying. But this is not their basic properties. Mushrooms have a positive impact on our health.
Useful properties of fungi
Doctors say that mushrooms due to the presence of large amounts of protein on their performance can beat even meat products. For example, in dry mushrooms protein in 2 times more than in eggs, and 3 times – than in chicken meat. And when you consider that they are very low in fat, that makes fungi essential food for dieters.
In addition, in fungi no sugars, which is so rich in fruits and vegetables, and the vitamins in them are preserved better. This is another huge plus. And Yes, one serving of mushrooms phosphorus as much as in the same portion of the fish.
Do you know why people who zealously adhere to lent in early spring when so there is a huge vitamin deficiency, get sick less? This is because mushrooms have a beneficial effect on the immune system that has been proved experimentally and this is another plus mushroom diet.
In mushrooms a lot of amino acids (18 pieces) and beta-glucans. These substances not only help the immune system but also prevent the development of cancer, improve brain function. This was revealed in recent studies.
Equally important fungi in the diet of people with cardiovascular disease. Lecithin from mushrooms does not give in to «bad» cholesterol can accumulate in blood vessels and form plaques in them. This property of fungi is also useful for people suffering from high blood pressure.
You will be surprised, but some types of mushrooms help in the treatment of tuberculosis, problems with the gastrointestinal tract, to cope with severe allergic diseases. For example, these properties are ceps and boletus, chanterelles stabilize the work of this important body, the liver, and mushrooms make medicinal drugs, to help you cope with kidney failure and emphysema.
Mushrooms are also a great anti-inflammatory agent, as they are very high in potassium. If you suffer from this problem, then include in your diet mushroom dishes.
The mushrooms are also many special types of protein – chitin (especially a lot of it’s legs, mushrooms), which is a kind of sponge, absorbing toxins from the intestines. However, chitin can cause heaviness in the stomach, so doctors suggest the stem of mushrooms to chop up as fine as possible, and before cooking mushrooms to boil them.
Why not give mushrooms to children?
Despite the abundance of useful properties of mushrooms are still not recommended to give children under 12 years. The fact that in their body before this age does not produce specific enzymes – substances that promote the absorption of the product.