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Mushrooms

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About This Food

Description

Mushrooms, a type of edible fungus, are consumed worldwide and often described as the “meat” of the vegetable kingdom.

With thousands of varieties, these fleshy fungi range in color, shape and taste. They are rich in B vitamins and also provide a good source of selenium, copper, potassium and niacin. But mushrooms real healing power comes from potent phytonutrients including lentinan and terpenoids - found in shiitakes.

Common culinary varities to enjoy include button, shiitake, oyster, portabello, wood ear, porcini,cremnini, chanterelles, cepe, morels and enoki mushrooms.

Selecting & Storing

Choose plump, clean mushrooms that are firm and evenly colored with caps that are tightly closed. Avoid those that are broken or appear slimy. Store fresh mushrooms with cool air circulating around them.

Special diets
  • AIP Diet
  • Elimination Diet
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Foods
Benefits
Excellent Source of
  • Riboflavin
Good Source of
  • Selenium
  • Copper
  • Niacin
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Citrus
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Coconut
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 cup(s)

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Calories: 21

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 0 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.33 g
Saturated Fat
0.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.13 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
0 g
ALA
0 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
3.15 g
Net Carbohydrate
2.19 g
Sugars
1.58 g
Fiber
0.96 g
Protein
2.97 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
0 IU
0%
Vitamin C
2.02 mg
3%
Vitamin D
17.28 IU
4%
Vitamin E
0.01 IU
0%
Vitamin B6
0.1 mg
5%
Vitamin B12
0.04 mcg
1%
Vitamin K
0 mg
0%
Folate
15.36 mcg
4%
Niacin
3.46 mg
17%
Riboflavin
0.39 mg
23%
Thiamin
0.08 mg
5%
Choline
16.61 mg
3%
Minerals
Calcium
2.88 mg
0%
Copper
0.31 mg
16%
Iron
0.48 mg
3%
Magnesium
8.64 mg
2%
Manganese
0.05 mg
2%
Phosphorous
82.56 mg
8%
Potassium
305.28 mg
9%
Selenium
8.93 mcg
13%
Sodium
4.8 mg
0%
Zinc
0.5 mg
3%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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