MUSHROOMS are foods that are easy to find and can be used as a side dish or cooked in a variety of dishes.
It tastes not only good but has various health benefits including it is said to boost the immune system’s immunity to fight Covid-19.
Dr. Jenny Bennett, who focuses on mediating the immune system, explained that shitake mushrooms and maitake mushrooms have tremendous benefits for the human immune system.
“There is a lot of research on how mushrooms can reduce viral activity and reduce their numbers in the body,” he said as reported by the Eat This portal.
According to a study conducted by the Mayo Clinic Book of Alternative Medicine, mushrooms naturally inhibit viral enzymes as well as slow down the entry of the virus into the human body.
Therefore, a person may not experience severe side effects if they are exposed to a viral infection such as Covid-19.
Dr. Jenny suggests eating mushrooms when someone thinks they have caught the virus.
“You will get the effect if you eat mushrooms when you feel something is wrong with your body, it can reduce symptoms so they don’t get worse,” he said.
Dr. Jenny also suggests buying fresh mushrooms and cooking them in a little butter or oil. Even mushrooms can be made into teas that contain a lot of nutrients if the water is drunk.