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Mushrooms may 'reduce the risk of mild brain decline'

Published Thursday, March 14, 2019

A unique antioxidant present in mushrooms could have a protective effect on the brain, the study found.

The more mushrooms people ate, the better they performed in tests of thinking and processing.

But researchers said it was not possible to prove a direct link between the fungi and brain function.

The National University of Singapore study's findings were based on 663 Chinese adults, aged over 60, whose diet and lifestyle were tracked from 2011 to 2017.

Over the six-year study the researchers found that eating more than two portions of mushrooms a week lowered the chances of mild cognitive impairment by 50%, compared with those who ate fewer than one portion.

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American Mushroom Institute hires executive director

Published Friday, February 8, 2019

The American Mushroom Institute has hired Rachel Roberts as executive director.

Roberts comes to the association with 20 years of experience in policy consulting, government and nonprofit management, according to a news release.

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A Fleet of Networked Mushroom Farms is Spreading Across New York

Published Thursday, February 7, 2019

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK—Between the pasta and deli counters in the middle of a Whole Foods is the last place you’d expect to find a contraption that simultaneously evokes a rave and a forest floor, let alone a brand-new way of farming. Yet Smallhold’s Minifarm is all of these things.

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Better Homes & Gardens Declares 2019 Year of the Mushroom

Published Thursday, February 7, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
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Mushrooms popping up everywhere — What's driving the trend?

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Mushrooms are having a moment. 

Why?

For one, the fungus packs a nutritional punch that a growing number of wellness seekers want.

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5 Health Benefits of Mushrooms

Published Monday, February 4, 2019

Mushrooms could certainly qualify as one of the more underrated powerhouses of nutrition. While they are available in several varieties, they can all be beneficial one way or another as long as they are edible. Here are some of the health benefits you could enjoy:

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