One of the most popular mushrooms in the world, shiitake mushrooms are packed with nutrients, vitamins, and minerals, making this versatile fungi a great addition to any meal.
Shiitake mushrooms help with:
- Preventing cancer
- Increasing satiety, or the feeling of fullness
- Reducing fat levels in the body
- Enhancing the immune system
- Boosting energy levels and balancing hormones
- Treating acne
Shiitake mushrooms are unique in that they contain all eight essential amino acids and linoleic acid, which helps with weight loss, building muscle, and can even reduce food sensitivities.
Featured Meal: Shiitake Mushroom and Roasted Tofu Broth Bowl
Shiitake mushrooms add an earthy element to this vegan-friendly broth bowl, which features vegetable broth, shiitake mushrooms, napa cabbage, shredded kale, roasted tofu, sprouts, ginger, lemongrass, and sliced almonds.