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Mushrooms Button - 150g
Mushrooms Button - 150g
$2.99 $2.50 $14.66/1kg

Product Description: The Mushroom Button are small white unopened mushroom. the mushroom is a fungi and does not photosynthesise, instead they require an external source of food.

Nutrition- Mushrooms are a rich source of riboflavin, niacin, and also contain protein, folic acid and vitamin B12 and selenium. Selenium is an antioxidant that works with vitamin E to protect cells from the damaging effects of free radicals. Male health professionals who consumed twice the recommended daily intake of selenium cut their risk of prostate cancer by 65 percent. In the Baltimore study on Aging, men with the lowest blood selenium levels were 4 to 5 times more likely to have prostate cancer compared to those with the highest selenium levels.

The fresh Mushroom Button especially, possess substances that inhibit the activity of aromatase (an enzyme involved in estrogen production), and 5-alpha-reductase (an enzyme that converts testosterone to DHT). The latest findings show that white button mushrooms can reduce the risk of breast cancer and prostate cancer. An extract of white button mushrooms decreased cell proliferation and decreased tumor size in a dose-dependent manner. The chemoprotective effect can be seen with an intake of about 100 grams (3.5 ozs) of mushrooms per day. 100kj per 100g

Uses- Today, mushrooms are enjoyed for their flavor and texture. They can impart their own flavor to food or take on the flavor of other ingredients. Their flavor normally intensifies during cooking, and their texture holds up well to usual cooking methods, including stir-frying and sauteing. It is popular to add mushrooms to soups, salads, and sandwiches, or to use them as an appetizer. They also add an appealing touch to vegetable-based casseroles and stews.

Ingredients: Mushroom Button

Nutrition Information: SERVING SIZE: 100g

  Per serving Per 100g
Calories 22kJ 22kJ
Fat, Total 0.3g 0.3g
- Saturated 0.0g 0.0g
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0mg
Sodium 5.0mg 5.0mg
Carbohydrate Total 3.3g 3.3g
- sugars 2.0g 2.0g
Gluten Nil Detected Nil Detected
Protein 3.1g 3.1g

*The nutritional value of "Mushroom Button" will vary slightly depending on the variety and size

 

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