Eating mushrooms could be the key to staving off dementia

Eating mushrooms could be the key to staving off dementia
 

They contain high levels of two antioxidants that help to combat ageing and keep the brain healthy, scientists have found.
In countries where mushroom consumption is high, such as France and Italy, there are fewer cases of Alzheimer’s disease.
Just a small portion five days a week is enough to make a difference.
Wild porcini mushrooms contain large amounts of the antioxidants ergothioneine and glutathione.
These destroy harmful chemicals called free radicals that can cause a host of serious illnesses.
Even the common button mushroom contains more of these powerful compounds than most other... read more

 
13 November 2017 in Health, Views: 32
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