What nutrients are mushrooms high in?



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    Mushrooms contain several key nutrients including copper, potassium, folate and niacin. Many mushrooms tested to see how well they ratained their nutrients showed full retention when cooked, while others retained between 80 and 95 percent of the levels found in them when raw. All mushrooms provide a significant amount of copper, but one cup of cooked white button mushrooms provides 0.3 milligram of copper, which is about one-third of the recommended daily intake for adults.

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    Mushrooms are a low calorie, fat-free, low-sodium, and cholesterol-free vegetable. They provide several nutrients, including riboflavin, niacin and selenium. They are one of the few natural vegetables that contain Vitamin D. Other vitamins in mushrooms also include 

    • Pantothenic acid which plays an important role in the nervous system.
    • Riboflavin which helps maintain healthy red blood cells
    • Niacin which promotes healthy skin


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