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Mushrooms: Immune-Boosting Remedy | Care2 Healthy Living

Mushrooms: Immune-Boosting Remedy | Care2 Healthy Living

Photo Courtesy Of: Photos.com/Thinkstock Some of the most potent immunosupportive agents come from mushrooms , and science is just beginning to tap into this vast natural medicine warehouse. There are mushrooms that kill viruses, mushrooms that kill bacteria, and even mushrooms that kill yeast—which may surprise you, given they’re both fungi. Some mushrooms destroy cancer cells, and others facilitate nerve regeneration. Fungi are incredibly resilient, even surviving radioactivity. They can actually harness radiation to thrive, as was found by a robot sent to map the inside of the entombed Chernobyl nuclear reactor in 1999. The robot found a hardy fungus chowing down on 200 tons of melted radioactive fuel. In addition to bringing us nutrition and powerful medicine, mushrooms offer great benefits for the planet. You may be surprised to learn that mushrooms have the following...

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