Some mushrooms are healthy, while others are deadly poisonous. Among the healthier mushrooms are shiitake and maitake mushrooms. Poisonous mushrooms include amanitas such as the Destroying Angel. More »

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Chaga mushrooms are used to make a tea, which is thought to have health benefits such as helping to prevent and cure cancer, promoting digestive health, strengthening the body and helping a person to live longer. Chaga m... More »

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According to the Institute of Medicine, vitamin D-rich foods including oily fish, mushrooms, fortified cereals, tofu, caviar, dairy products, eggs, pork, and beef liver effectively replenish vitamin D missed from the sun... More »

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Low-calorie foods that are high in potassium include bananas, mushrooms, beet greens, papaya and plain low-fat yogurt. Some lean protein sources such as salmon, turkey and lentils are also rich in potassium. More »

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While the amount of carbohydrates in mushrooms varies by type, white button mushrooms, a very common variety in the United States, contain approximately 1 gram of carbohydrates per 1/2 cup. A medium white button mushroom... More »

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Foods that contain copper include fruits and vegetables, such as: bananas, grapes, tomatoes, mushrooms, avocados, potatoes. Legumes, lentils, navy beans and soybeans are also high in copper. Copper is found in organ meat... More »

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Vitamin B-rich foods include poultry, fish, whole grains and mushrooms, which are rich in niacin; other such foods include dairy products, which are rich in vitamin B12, choline and vitamin B3. Many foods, including toma... More »