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Shiitake mushrooms are one of the most widely consumed mushrooms in the world. They’re prized for their delicious flavor and a variety of health benefits.
Shiitake mushrooms include compounds that may help fight cancer, increase immunity, and support heart health.
Shiitake mushrooms have a low-calorie count. They’re also high in fiber, as well as B vitamins and a few minerals.
Proven benefits to your health
– May be beneficial to heart health because they have chemicals that assist decrease cholesterol.
– It’s possible that it will help your immune system.
– Contain chemicals that may have anticancer properties
– Very good antibacterial and antiviral properties
– It has the potential to strengthen your bones.
(The sole natural plant source of vitamin D is mushrooms. Especially if they were grown under UV light.)
Nutrition profile of shiitake mushrooms
For example, 4 dried shiitake (15 grams) contains only 44 calories and the following nutrients:
Carbohydrates: 11 g,
fiber – 2 grams,
protein – 1 gram,
Riboflavin has 11% of a daily value.
Niacin: 11% of the Daily Value
Copper: 39% of the daily value
Vitamin B5: 33% of the daily value
Selenium: 10% of the Daily Value
Manganese: 9% of the daily value
Zinc: 8% of the daily value
Vitamin B6: 7% of the daily value
Folate: 6% of the daily value
Vitamin D: 6% of the Daily Value
Furthermore, shiitake mushrooms contain many of the same amino acids found in meat.
Polysaccharides, terpenoids, sterols, and lipids are also found in them, some of which have immune-boosting, cholesterol-lowering, and anticancer properties.
Shiitake mushrooms have a low calorie content. They also include a variety of vitamins, minerals, and other health-promoting substances.
How are they used?
Shiitake mushrooms are commonly used worldwide.
Fresh and dried shiitake mushrooms can both be used in cooking, though the dried ones are slightly more popular.
The umami flavor of dried shiitake is significantly stronger than that of fresh shiitake.
The umami flavor is savory or meaty in nature. Along with sweet, sour, bitter, and salty, it’s commonly referred to as the fifth taste.
Shiitake mushrooms, both dried and fresh, are used in stir-fries, soups, stews, and other meals.
There are hundreds of different recipes for making shiitake mushrooms and we will try to post them on our blog as soon as we can.
Most importantly, don’t be afraid to experiment!
Shiitake mushrooms are versatile and can be used without fear of ruining the dish.