Thursday, September 5, 2013

September signals season change

The best of late summer and early fall

September is National Mushroom Month Mushrooms are high in B-vitamins, riboflavin and niacin, which promote healthy skin and good vision. These nutrients also ensure that the digestive and nervous systems function properly. 

Mushrooms are an important source of potassium. One medium-sized portabella contains more than a banana. 

September is National Mushroom Month Mushrooms contain essential minerals including selenium, pantothenic acid, and copper. Scientists believe that extracts of various mushrooms could be very beneficial in the treatment and prevention of cancer, including white mushrooms for breast cancer and shiitake mushrooms 
for prostate cancer. Laboratory studies suggest that a mushroom extract may reduce blood lipids and cholesterol levels (heart disease prevention).

Yours in health!
Dr. Velonda