CHANTERELLE MUSHROOM HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

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Name                         :           Chanterelle Mushroom

Scientific Name      :           Cantharellus californicus or Cantharellus cibarius

HEALTH BENEFITS:

Chanterelle Mushroom is one of Nature’s culinary delights mainly found in damp, but not swampy or marshy ground, usually near some sort of hardwood. Apart from its mild peppery taste it is full of essential nutrients, minerals and vitamins which are extremely important to deal with several long term or short term health related difficulties.

1. Brain Function

Iron is one of the essential minerals for the increased development of the brain. Chanterelle Mushroom includes about 1.87 mg of iron which is 23.38% of the daily recommended value. Since oxygen supply in the blood is assisted by iron and the brain uses around 20% of the blood oxygen, iron is directly associated to brain health and its functions. Similarly proper flow of blood in the brain helps to encourage cognitive activity and help to create new neural pathways to avoid cognitive disorders like dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, therefore proper iron rich food intake is essential for proper functioning of the brain.

2. Proper growth

Copper is one of the highly essential minerals present in Chanterelle Mushroom for normal growth and development of body parts and overall health. Therefore, it is certainly essential to include this mineral in balanced form in regular diets of an individual for the proper growth. Apart from that it is also helpful in protecting of skeletal, nervous and cardiovascular systems of the body.

3. Decreased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

As we all know that Type 2 diabetes can result in some overwhelming long-term difficulties, like nerve damage, eye damage, vision loss, heart disease and kidney failure. Chanterelle Mushroom is one of the best options for getting sufficient amount of vitamin D which is exceptionally essential for dealing with type 2 Diabetes. Current research recommends that vitamin D may play a major role in reducing the risk for type 2 diabetes particularly in those who are at an increased threat for this deadly disease.

Several researches have shown improvements in insulin sensitivity, beta cell function, and whole-body inflammation with regular use of ample amount of vitamin D. One Single cup of Chanterelle Mushroom consists of 2.9 µg of vitamin D which is 19.33% of the daily recommended value, so include it in your regular diet to remain safe from Type 2 Diabetes.

4. Maintains Skin Health

Chanterelle Mushroom is one of the good sources of Vitamin B3 which in the form of niacinamide is recommended as a natural treatment for healthy skin and clearing acne when applied to the skin topically. While other people take niacin or B vitamin complex supplements to cure their symptoms.

Niacin helps to reduce skin inflammation, irritation, flare ups, redness, and more, it is also used for handling skin conditions named bullous pemphigoid and granuloma annulare. These two are inflammation-caused skin diseases that comprise burning of the skin which can be very painful and cause infection. Niacin or vitamin B3 rich food must be included in your normal diet to get rid of such skin problems.

5. Stress Reducer

Vitamin B5 is one of the most important vitamins which are present in Chanterelle Mushroom which is essential for reducing stress and other serious mental problems like anxiety and depression. It does this by regulating the hormones responsible for causing these mental conditions. One cup of Chanterelle Mushroom consists of 0.58 mg of vitamin B5 which is 11.60% of the daily recommended value.

6. Migraine

Adults and kids who don’t get sufficient amount of riboflavin have tendency to experience repeated headaches and even migraines. Riboflavin is one of the essential vitamins which can be obtained by regular consumption of Chanterelle Mushroom. As soon as a person gets sufficient riboflavin, the number of headaches is reduced. One scientific research done with 55 patients displayed that those who took 200-400 mg of riboflavin had considerably fewer migraines and headaches compared to those given the placebo. Regular consumption of this mushroom reduces both the frequency and intensity of the headaches.

7. Help Improve Muscle Mass

As we all know that consuming sufficient amount of protein is essential to build and maintain healthy muscle mass, while also supporting ligaments, tendon and other body tissue. As soon as your diet is lacking in amino acids, muscle atrophy can take place when your muscle fibers are broken down to support your body’s energy needs.

Chanterelle Mushroom consists of ample minimal of protein which is required after exercise, as physical activity persistently damages muscle tissues therefore they can repair and grow back stronger. For the process to happen efficiently, you have to include some extra protein rich foods like Chanterelle Mushroom to help repair the damage. While protein alone cannot improve athletic performance, research shows that consuming protein before and after exercise helps upsurge muscle recovery, encourages muscle synthesis and helps as effective muscle ache treatment.

8. Alleviating PMS Syndrome

Numerous women are suffering from premenstrual syndrome (PMS) throughout the world. It is one of the serious problems that take place in majority of the women. Hence, manganese can be useful to reduce these monthly situations like mood swings, depression, headaches and irritability. Women who suffer from severe PMS symptoms are advised to consume manganese rich food such as Chanterelle Mushroom as it consists of 0.154 mg of manganese which is 6.70% of the daily recommended value.

MINERALS:

Serving Size: 1 Cup, 54 g

 

Calories 21 Kcal

Calories from Fat 2.61 Kcal

PROXIMITY

AMOUNT

% DV

Water

48.52 g

N/D

Energy

21 Kcal

N/D

Energy

86 kJ

N/D

Protein

0.8 g

1.60%

Total Fat (lipid)

0.29 g

0.83%

Ash

0.68 g

N/D

Carbohydrate

3.7 g

2.85%

Total dietary Fiber

2.1 g

5.53%

Total Sugars

0.63 g

N/D

Glucose (dextrose)

0.63 g

N/D

MINERALS

Calcium, Ca

8 mg

0.80%

Iron, Fe

1.87 mg

23.38%

Magnesium, Mg

7 mg

1.67%

Phosphorus, P

31 mg

4.43%

Potassium, K

273 mg

5.81%

Sodium, Na

5 mg

0.33%

Zinc, Zn

0.38 mg

3.45%

Copper, Cu

0.191 mg

21.22%

Manganese, Mn

0.154 mg

6.70%

Selenium, Se

1.2 µg

2.18%

VITAMINS

WATER SOLUBLE VITAMINS

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)

0.008 mg

0.67%

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

0.116 mg

8.92%

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

2.206 mg

13.79%

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid)

0.58 mg

11.60%

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

0.024 mg

1.85%

Vitamin B9 (Folate)

1 µg

0.25%

Folic Acid

0 µg

N/D

Folate, food

1 µg

N/D

Folate, DEF

1 µg

N/D

FAT SOLUBLE VITAMINS

Vitamin D (D2 + D3)

2.9 µg

19.33%

Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol)

2.9 µg

N/D

Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)

0 µg

N/D

Vitamin D IU

114 IU

N/D

LIPIDS

Campesterol

1 mg

N/D*Above

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