Mushroom (also known as dhingri or kukurmuta) is a fruity body of a fungus and is often used as a food source (not all types of mushrooms are edible). There are several types of mushrooms which serve as a low-calorie food. White button mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus) is a strain of mushroom that constitutes 90% of mushrooms consumed in the U.S.
• The USDA reports that mushrooms contain high amounts of copper, which is needed to produce blood cells and maintain heart health.
• It also contains fair amounts of vitamins C, D and B; and the minerals selenium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium and zinc.
• White button mushrooms improve immunity and may have anti-cancer effects.
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