NutritionFacts.org: Mushrooms can Boost Immunity & Reduce Inflammation

Dr. Michael Greger has an interesting video on mushrooms, allergies, cancer, and inflammation over at NutritionFacts.org.

A 2012 study suggests that eating mushrooms can increase the body’s secretion of IgA, which can scavenge unwanted invaders on the surface of our digestive tract. It doesn’t appear that the study measured any outcomes other than IgA production, but it would be interesting to know if eating mushrooms regularly would decrease allergies and colds.

Link:

Boosting Immunity While Reducing Inflammation

One Response to “NutritionFacts.org: Mushrooms can Boost Immunity & Reduce Inflammation”

  1. Jan Says:

    Greetings! I am hoping to attend the VegFest in St. Catharines that he and Virginia are speaking at. So exciting. Vegans are thin on the ground in Sudbury. BEST! / jan

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