The health benefits of shiitake mushrooms lies in the fact that they contain high levels of vitamins and minerals, proteins, fiber and some anti-tumor substances, according to SFGate. These benefits are more potent when ... 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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Health benefits of maitake mushrooms when used as a dietary supplement include boosting the immune system, helping to ease the side effects of chemotherapy, lowering blood pressure and lowering blood glucose activity, no... More »

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Pecans are an energy-rich food that contain many vitamins and minerals that help promote overall health and well-being, including fiber, manganese, magnesium, phosphorous, iron, protein and polyunsaturated fatty acids. A... More »

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Pomegranate seeds contain fiber, vitamins and minerals as well as being a good source of antioxidants. They help lower cholesterol and reduce blood pressure and can help prevent heart disease and cancer. More »

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Avocados provide numerous health benefits, as they are naturally rich in nutrients and contain nearly 20 vitamins and minerals, including vitamins C, E, K, and B-6. Avocados are also an excellent source of healthy mono- ... More »

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Chia seeds contain antioxidants and nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, fiber and minerals that are beneficial to body health, claims SF Gate. These seeds also regulate blood sugar and reduce triglycerides and cholest... More »

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