What are the Health Benefits of Oyster Mushrooms?

There's a reason Asian cultures have appreciated oyster mushrooms for thousands of years. For a plant, they're high in protein, many vegans love substituting meat with oyster mushrooms. They're also high in fiber, iron, calcium, which promotes bone strength, vitamins C and D, and folic acid. Folic acid aids in metabolic processes, and is linked to healthy brains. The fiber in oyster mushrooms has been studied to reduce accumulation of cholesterol in the liver.

Adding the light flavor of oyster mushrooms to your dishes might improve your overall gut and mind health. This is a great recipe to make using oyster mushrooms.

If you are interested in growing your own oyster mushrooms from home, you can purchase a grow kit here.

You can read the original article listing other health benefits of oyster mushrooms here.


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