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Friday, June 8, 2012

Four Healthy Benefits of Mushrooms

Friday, June 8, 2012 | 3:56 PM Posted by Northeastern Dining , , , , 1 comment
Mushrooms range in flavor from earthy to fruity and are a great substitute for meat in vegetarian dishes. They are also a very versatile ingredient and taste great grilled, sautéed, or in soups. Not only do mushrooms taste great but they are also loaded with healthy nutrients. Mushrooms are often classified as a vegetable or an herb but they are actually fungi and contain many of the same beneficial nutrients typically found in vegetables. Here are four quick facts about the benefits of eating America's favorite fungus: