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Annanda Mushroom Forum The Exciting World of Medicinal Mushrooms

Boost Your Immune System with Reishi Mushroom Tea

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The reishi mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum) has been used for its medicinal properties for over 2,000 years. Reishi has often been referred to as the mushroom of immortality, as well as ganoderma lucidum lingzhi or the "herb of spiritual potency" and for good reason. It has been used to treat cancer, immune disorders, depression, stomach issues, and so much more. Want to learn more about how this medicinal mushroom can benefit your health?  Benefits of Reishi Mushroom Tea Reishi has high levels of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients, making it a great way to benefit your overall health. As if reishi's nutritional benefits...

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Can Dogs Eat Mushrooms?

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Zak & Zoe Thanks to a healthy home cooked diet that includes chaga mushroom, our dog Zak (left) is healthy and happy and an incredible 19 years old. His sister Zoe passed away 3 years ago from a heart condition. Miss you Zoe Zoe :-) You may have heard of the wonderful health benefits mushrooms have and can't help but wonder are mushrooms safe for dogs? After all, we want the best for our dogs, and if we can help them stay healthy by feeding them mushrooms, why wouldn't we? While a quick fungi snack from your backyard isn't the...

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Why Are Mushrooms Good For You

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For thousands of years, mushrooms have been used for both nutritional benefits and medicinal properties all over the world. Healthy Mushroom Benefits Wild mushrooms were used by the ancient Greeks to provide strength for warriors in battle. Mushrooms were considered 'Food of the Gods' by Ancient Romans. The Chinese culture has treasured mushrooms as an “elixir of life.” Mushrooms are considered a vegetable when it comes to dietary recommendations, but they are actually neither a plant nor animal. They belong to the fungal kingdom, and have several key differences that distinguish them from plants and animals. For example, unlike plants...

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Mushrooms Vitamins D3 | Mushroom Vitamins For Health

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Vitamins are nutrients that the body cannot create, so we must consume them in our diet. The exception however is vitamin D which the body can produce on its own. Despite its name, vitamin D is not a vitamin, but a prohormone, or precursor of a hormone. What is Vitamin D3? Vitamin D is a nutrient that helps the body use calcium and phosphorous to build and maintain strong bones and teeth. Vitamin D is unique in that it can be synthesized by the body after exposure to ultraviolet rays from sunlight. Too little vitamin D can cause calcium and phosphorus levels...

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Healthy Mushrooms Discover the Health Benefits of Mushrooms

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Healthy Mushroom Benefits Mushrooms have been used as medicine for thousands of years. Wild mushrooms were used by the ancient Greeks to provide strength for warriors in battle. Mushrooms were considered 'Food of the Gods' by Ancient Romans. The Chinese culture has treasured mushrooms as an “elixir of life.” Traditional Chinese medicine continues to highly value medicinal mushrooms. Mushrooms are considered a vegetable when it comes to dietary recommendations, but they are actually neither a plant nor animal. They belong to the fungal kingdom, and have several key differences that distinguish them from plants and animals. For example, unlike plants...

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