Fall is in full swing and we’re loving every bit of it. From the brisk temperatures to the beautiful colors, it’s truly an amazing season to watch unfold. Not to mention, all of the outdoor activities that come along with it, like apple picking, pumpkin patches, hayrides, and more. As the temperatures continue to drop throughout the season, it’s important to keep our immune systems running at their best.
Enter the magical powers of mushrooms and mushroom powder
Mmmmm, mushrooms! These little veggies may not be much to look at, but they are completely full of great stuff for your body. Mushrooms contain some of the most potent natural medicines on the planet. Of the 140,000 species of mushroom-forming fungi, about 100 species of mushrooms are being studied for their health-promoting benefits. Of those hundred, about a half dozen really stand out for their ability to deliver a tremendous boost to your immune system.
It’s important to eat only organically grown mushrooms because they absorb and concentrate whatever they grow in — good OR bad. This is what gives mushrooms their potency. Mushrooms are known to concentrate heavy metals, as well as air and water pollutants, so healthy growing conditions is a critical factor.
As a defense against bacterial invasion, fungi have developed strong antibiotics, which also