Functional Mushrooms 101

Functional mushrooms have both mycellium and fruiting bodies

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 ...

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Lion's Mane Mushroom for Sleep

Sleep is one of the most valued aspects of our daily lives, but most of us are not sleeping enough. Nourishing your body well, engaging in regular exercise, creating a calming sleep environment, an...

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Functional Mushroom Benefits for Men

Functional mushrooms, like Lion's Mane, Reishi, and Cordyceps, have been used for thousands of years to help support physical and psychological health. In recent years, these unique mushrooms have ...

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5 Functional Mushroom Benefits for Women

Functional mushrooms have plenty to offer, especially for women. Adding functional mushrooms to your regular health routines — such as Cordyceps, Lion's Mane, or Reishi — may help support skin hea...

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Best Mushrooms for Gamers

If you're a gamer, you know that it challenges your cognitive performance, visual acuity, response time and coordination. Find out how gamers can benefit from functional mushrooms here.

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Fight Fatigue with These Mushrooms

Lion’s Mane, Reishi, and Cordyceps help support a normal inflammatory response. They can help the body get back to normal after periods of high stress. Let’s explore each of these mushrooms and how...

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The Ultimate Guide to Lion's Mane Mushrooms

Lion's Mane is a functional mushroom with a long history of use in traditional medicine to improve memory, enhance cognitive function, and promote nerve and brain health.*