5 Health Benefits of Mushrooms (4/6)

Whatever your favourite'crimini, enoki, oyster, portobello, shiitake or white button'all mushrooms are loaded with essential nutrients

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Eat your antioxidants

When it comes to antioxidants—the substances that help fight free radicals that are the result of oxidation in our body—we’re more likely to think of colourful vegetables than neutral-hued mushrooms. But a study at Penn State university showed that the oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC)—a measure of a food’s total antioxidants—of crimini and portobello mushrooms were about the same as for red peppers.

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