Low in carbohydrates and calories, mushrooms are powerhouses of vitamins and minerals. Button mushrooms, chanterelles, nupep shrooms morels, boletes or porcini mushroom.
Do not hesitate to taste the different varieties to find your favorite and enjoy their health benefits.
If you find cultivated mushrooms all year round on the stalls, autumn , the wet season, is their favorite period. Picking addicts can pack .
their baskets (and contact their pharmacist) and go pick them from the wild. So here are some good reasons to enjoy all your favorite nutrient-dense, low-calorie mushrooms.
Rich in iron, minerals and B vitamins
The only plant to make vitamin D , mushrooms also contain a high dose of protein, as well as vitamins B2, B3, and B5 .
Thanks to these nutrients, our body fights against winter depression, strengthens its bones, stimulates its immune system and maintains healthy skin. Other mushroom nutrients include iron, zinc, copper, and selenium . What make us want to prepare a good pan-fried for dinner!
Mushrooms are slimming allies
Mushrooms are low – carb , virtually fat-free foods . Composed of 80% or 90% water, they contain very few calories (30 calories per 100 g on average).
Thanks to their good quantity of fibers , they contribute to the feeling of satiety thus limiting cravings for snacking .
Another advantage: mushrooms stimulate the metabolism . Vitamins thus help to transform food into energy for the body, and to better burn fats and proteins . Cooked in salads, soups, or sautéed in a pan, they adapt to all our culinary desires and help us stay in shape.
A food good for the immune system
Some work has shown that the white mushroom would stimulate the immune response by increasing the production of antiviral proteins capable of protecting and repairing body tissues. Nothing better to fight against viruses and avoid diseases related to the change of seasons .