Shitake, enoki, and other exotic mushrooms have cancer fighting properties.  Shitake mushrooms contain a high amount of lentinan that helps your body produce immune system cells to help prevent infection and even cancer. In Japan, lentinan is a cancer treatment. It is said that 3-5 oz. of mushrooms a day inhibit tumor growth.

They are a good source of potassium, riboflavin, niacin, and selenium. Selenium is one of the latest additions to the anti-cancer nutrient list.


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