Potential Health Benefits of Mushroom Extract Supplements
Microdose Pills Whole mushrooms have solid health benefits. “Mushrooms themselves are low in calories and fat and in nutrients we’re told to cut back on, like sodium and sugar,” says Bonnie Taub-Dix, RDN, the creator of BetterThanDieting.com and author of Read It Before You Eat It: Taking You From Label to Table. “They also provide us with a wealth of nutrients we don’t otherwise get. So mushrooms themselves are pretty amazing to add to your diet.” Microdose Pills
Medicinal mushrooms have been credit with at least 130 different therapeutic applications.
But solid research on humans that ties mushrooms to specific health benefits is hard to come by.
Mushroom extract supplements may potentially treat health conditions including depression, seasonal allergies, insomnia, cancer, the common cold, and inflammation. So far, though, most research is limited to animal or cell studies or small human studies, so further research is neede.
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