Mushrooms - The New Superfood!

(05 Dec 2011)
  • 5 a day - One 80g portion of mushrooms acts as one of your 5 a day. Health agencies recommend a minimum of 5 potions of fruit and vegetables a day to keep your body healthy from the inside out.
  • Water - Mushrooms contain 80-90% water and contain no fat.
  • Low in Calories - Mushrooms have a very low calorific value making them an ideal part of a healthy diet.
  • Rich in Potassium - Mushrooms are a good source of potassium, an essential mineral required by the body. Potassium benefits include its ability to lower raises blood pressure.
  • Virtually Fat & Carbohydrate Free.
  • Mushrooms are a rich source of Riboflavin & Niacin.
  • Rich source of the Wonder Ingredient Selenium - Selenium is an antioxidant that works with vitamin E to protect cells from the damaging effects of free radicals. Some studies show that Selenium may have significant health benefits against prostate and breast cancer.
  • Low GI Food - Ideal for those watching their weight as mushrooms contain all the vitamin and mineral health benefits without high carbohydrates and fats.
  • Source of Vitamin B & Iron.
  • Reduce absorption of Bad Cholesterol - Mushrooms contain Statins that not only reduce the absorption of bad cholesterol from food but also help reduce its build up in the arteries.
  • Good Source of Fibre.

Breffni Mushrooms are proud Irish mushroom producers and supply the Irish and UK retail market with quality mushroom. Click here for more about us.



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