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Food Focus: Mushrooms

Food Focus: Mushrooms

(This article appeared in the April, 2011 issue of A Healthy You.)

Mushrooms are low in saturated fat and sodium and are very low in cholesterol.

They are also a good source of dietary fiber, protein, vitamin C, folate, iron, zinc and manganese and a very good source of vitamin D, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, potassium, copper and selenium.

Read more about the nutritional values of mushrooms at: NutritionData.self.com.

Shiitake and Kale

Shiitake and Kale (This recipe appeared in the April, 2011 issue of my newsletter. Prep Time: 2 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Yield: 4 servings  Ingredients 1/2 pound shiitake mushrooms 1 tablespoon olive oil 1-2 cloves crushed garlic 1 bunch kale, chopped pinch of salt Directions 1. Warm oil in pan on medium heat with… Continue Reading