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Mushrooms Keep The Brain Sharp

Recent research has linked eating mushrooms to brain health. In March 2019, scientists from Singapore reported that even a small portion of mushrooms lowers the risk of cognitive decline. These anti-inflammatory mushrooms included shiitake, golden, oyster, and white button mushrooms.

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Mushrooms can also lessen the chances of prostate cancer, according to Japanese researchers in the International Journal of Cancer. For older men, eating mushrooms consistently reduced their risk of cancer by 8%. But the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects of mushrooms benefit people of any gender.