EPISODE 180: Medicinal Mushroom Superfoods

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This week’s yoga talk show explores medicinal mushrooms; not the hallucinogenic kind, the type that boost your immune system! Tero Isokauppila, co-founder of Four Sigma Foods, a medicinal mushroom superfood and super drink company, shares with you the health benefits of Reishi, Chaga, Shiitake, Cordyceps and Maitake.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How mushrooms can boost your immune system
  • How water soluble soluble polysaccharides act to modulate your immune system
  • How fat soluble triterpenes can balance your hormones
  • Why many supplements are made with mycelium – not the actual mushroom fruiting bodies
  • Why China is leading the way for medicinal mushrooms both with cultivation and extraction

Nutritional Tip of the Week:

  • Do healthy store-bought salad dressings exist?

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