The Shiitake Mushroom

The Shiitake Mushroom

Everybody is talking about Shiitake. For what reason you might ask?

What is it ?

The shiitake is an edible mushroom native to East Asia, which is now cultivated and consumed around the globe. It is considered a medicinal mushroom in some forms of traditional medicine.

What are the benefits of Shiitake?

Shiitake mushrooms are high in B vitamins, and they serve as a food source of vitamin D. Some shiitake health benefits include the ability to aid weight loss, support cardiovascular health, fight cancer cells, improve energy levels and brain function, reduce inflammation, and support the immune system.

What is the best way to take Shiitake?

Some prefer it dried and but the best way to get all the benefits of the Shiitake mushroom is to eat fresh! (just don't forget to cook it first). 

Where can I find Shiitake?

You can find Shiitake at certain food markets or grocery store depending on where you live. The best way to put your hands on it though is to grow it yourself. our mushroom growing kits make it super easy to grow fresh Shiitake at home no equipment needed.

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