Medicinal Mushrooms: Bioactive Compounds May Fight Disease



A number of mushroom-based compounds are recommended for increasing energy, reducing levels of blood glucose, losing weight and boosting the immune system. However, reliable data from actual human clinical trials is still relatively lacking.

Sherril Sego, FNP-C, DNP, is a staff clinician at the VA Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., where she practices adult medicine and women’s health. She also teaches at the nursing schools of the University of Missouri and the University of Kansas.


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