Functional Mushrooms 101

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How to Choose the Right Mushroom Supplement

With the increasing number of mushroom supplements on the market, it's more important than ever to know what makes a good supplement and how to choose the right one.

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The Best Time to Take Mushroom Gummies for Maximum Benefits

Functional mushrooms can be consumed at any time of day, though their effects may be magnified when timed with certain activities.*

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Lion’s Mane Mushroom and Weight Loss: A Dietitian’s Perspective

Lion’s Mane mushrooms are a type of functional mushroom with health benefits that may also help you lose weight. These beneficial mushrooms are the non-psychedelic kind that may play a role in fat ...

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Lion’s Mane for Seniors: How it Can Help Support Healthy Aging

Getting older is an inevitable part of life, and while health concerns can happen at any time, seniors are more susceptible to a number of challenges. Adding Lion’s Mane to your daily routine can a...

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Taming Stress with Lion’s Mane Mushroom

Lion’s Mane, scientifically known as Hericium erinaceus, has been studied as a functional mushroom with adaptogenic properties. Adaptogens help the body neutralize the harmful effects of stress and...

Lion's Mane mushroom for gut health

Support a Healthy Gut with Lion’s Mane Mushroom

Gut health is essential for the health of your whole body, and the functional mushroom Lion’s Mane can play a positive role.*

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Functional Mushroom Benefits: Mycelium vs. Fruiting Body

If you're interested in mushrooms and their potential health benefits, you may have heard the terms "mycelium" and "fruiting bodies" thrown around. But what do these terms actually mean?

Adaptogen mushrooms for health benefits

The Complete Guide to Adaptogens

Adaptogens work by helping your body better adapt to the stressors it faces as part of everyday living. When we’re exposed to stress, this triggers a domino effect of responses within the body.*    

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How Functional Mushroom Support Immune Health

Lion's Mane, Cordyceps, and Reishi are all functional mushrooms used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine. They have been used for several health benefits but may also provide imm...

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Mushrooms and Menopause

While menopause symptoms can be disruptive for many women, it may be possible to find some relief with dietary changes, including adding functional mushrooms.*

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Adaptogenic Mushrooms for Healthy Aging

We may be able to neutralize the effects of stress by including adaptogenic mushrooms like Lion’s Mane, Cordyceps, and Reishi in our diets.*

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How Are Mushroom Extracts Made?

Article at a Glance: Mushroom extracts provide a concentrated dose of beneficial bioactive compounds found in mushrooms. Extracts can be made from different parts of the mushrooms. The bioactive ...