Mushrooms are good for you, and make tasty meals too. Try these nut-stuffed mushrooms as a light meal…
Selenium is one mighty mineral we ought to know more about. More importantly, we need to know that, although we don’t normally find it in fruits and vegetables, we do find selenium in mushrooms In fact, mushrooms are among the richest sources of selenium in the produce aisle and provide 8-22 mcg per serving. Seriously good news for vegetarians whose sources of selenium are limited.
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Selenium is essential to hundreds of cellular functions throughout the body. It fights free radical damage, boosts immune function, activates thyroid hormones and even helps to preserve and regenerate other antioxidant nutrients like vitamin C and E. A variety of studies are also indicating that selenium could be a good ally in the fight against prostate cancer. Serve up and enjoy!