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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