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Nutritive value

Mushrooms are known to man for a long time. They are called the forest vegetables and the forest meat. Mushrooms are not only tasty and aromatic, they are also nutritious. But in todays conditions, because of ecological deterioration and the pollution of the environment, its not safe even for the experienced mushrooms pickers, who can distinguish between edible and poisonous mushrooms. The point is that mushrooms are osmotrophes that absorb harmful materials from the soil and air. In many developed countries, wild mushrooms are not being gathered anymore. The forest mushrooms were successfully replaced by mushrooms cultivated in simulated conditions. They dont contain harmful materials and can be used for food without a risk for health.

Mushrooms are the source of many nutrients, necessary for a humans health. They contain much more proteins (3 gr. in 100 gr.) than other vegetables. They have a high percent of amino acids that are good for health, and 70-90% vegetative proteins are easy of digestion. Mushrooms are low-calorie food products (less than 30 cal in 100 gr.). It contains little sugar and no cholesterol. It practically doesnt contain fats (0,2 gr. in 100 gr.). Moreover, agaricus mushrooms are richer than all other vegetables in water-soluble vitamins.

Approximate vitamin content in 100 gr.:
  • B1 (Thiamine): 0,1 mg
  • B2 (Riboflavin): 0,4 mg
  • Nicotinic acid: 0,5 mg
  • Pantothenic acid: 6,2 mg
  • Folic acid: 0,016 mg
  • Vitamin B12: 0,26 mg
  • Vitamin C: 2 mg
Agaricus is a great source of minerals.
Mineral content in 100 gr.:
  • Phosphorus: 75 mg
  • Potassium: 620 mg
  • Iron: 1 mg
  • Zinc: 0,2 mg
  • Sodium: 7 mg
Mushrooms contain little salt and the content of dietary cellulose is 1 gr. per 100 gr.
Mushrooms have medicinal properties. The juice that is obtained from them is an active bactericide agent.
This mushroom also cleans our organism, removing the salts of heavy metals from it.
The nutritive value of mushrooms is maximally conserved when used theyre fresh, or boiled in their own juice with an addition of lemon juice.

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