Get those 'shrooms!
Have you ever wondered about the many benefits of mushrooms? Mushrooms are good for everybody.
For the man in your life, mushrooms have some key benefits that men, in particular, should pick up on. As part of a healthy diet, there's every reason to keep eating any mushroom you find, (except shitake mushrooms).
Here's five good reasons that you, and every man in your life should be eating mushrooms all the time!
Health Benefits of Mushrooms
1. Mushrooms reduce cholesterol and blood pressure.
For men, higher cholesterol and blood pressure are more serious problems. Mushrooms high potassium levels actually help to remove excess salt from the body and help keep blood pressure under control. Mushrooms also have almost no sodium, so they also reduce the risk of hypertension.
2. Mushrooms are great for losing weight.
Naturally low in calories, mushrooms are a great substitute for meat, and they're versatile, fibrous, and nutritious with plenty of natural proteins. They're also completely fat-free.
3. Mushroom improves sex drive and stamina.
Mushrooms are full of enzymes that improve sexual function and health. Eaten regularly, mushrooms improve the production of healthy sperm and inhibit estrogen production in men, plus all the zinc helps to maintain a healthy sex drive while promoting testosterone production.
4. Mushrooms have been shown to prevent prostate cancer.
Selenium in mushrooms supports the immune system and helps to prevent harmful cells. This reduces the risk of prostate cancer. The anti-carcinogenic compounds in mushrooms prevent the development of cancer cells in general throughout the body. But mushrooms can also help to breakdown existing tumors and cancer cells when they're eaten regularly.
5. Mushrooms improve overall brain function and activity.
Maybe best of all, the copper in mushrooms helps with the absorption of many other minerals that improve brain health. Along with all that potassium, the minerals found in mushrooms keep the brain healthy and helps in improving regular blood flow to the brain. Mushrooms may even play a role in thwarting Alzheimer's and regular mushroom eaters can expect to live to a ripe old age.
Guess what. Mushrooms are also delicious and easy to prepare and consume, seven days a week. So keep eating them and if you run out of Journal, there's a new one just down this page!