Archive for January, 2011

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Grifola Frondosa

Overview Until recently the benefits of maitake mushrooms were just folklore. Current research has emerged that shows this little mushroom contains many chemicals to help us stay healthy. Common names for the maitake mushroom include cloud mushrooms, dancing mushrooms, and hen of the woods. The scientific name is Grifola frondosa. The mushroom has been shown […]

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Maitake Mushroom and Cancer

Maitake Mushroom Other common name(s): maitake D-fraction, maitake, maitake extract, beta-glucan, Scientific/medical name(s): Grifola frondosa Description Maitake is an edible mushroom from the species Grifola frondosa. Maitake D-fraction® is an extract of this large mushroom native to the mountains of northeastern Japan. The maitake mushroom is eaten as a food, and maitake-D fraction is marketed […]

Mushrooms vs Breast Cancer

Meghan Telpner is a Toronto-based nutritionist, Chief Love Maker at the The Love In The Kitchen Academy and director of Nourish Your Soul Holidays. Her Making Love In The Kitchen series will bring you tips on how to prepare healthful, nutritious goodness from whole foods. Finally! A cancer fundraiser that actually sort of makes some […]

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Medicinal Mushrooms

Medicinal mushrooms have been a large part of eastern medicine for many years. In Japan and China they are commonly used as an alternative to chemotherapy. By boosting the bodies immune system and balancing out the bodies function, they are able to prevent and treat many of the Illness’ and disease we face today. Keeping […]

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The Benefits of Shiitake Mushroom

The small brown shiitake mushroom is indigenous to Asia, but has made its way into America’s kitchens and medicine cabinets. The earthy, smoky flavor of the fungi adds depth to stir fries, soups, pastas and vegetarian dishes, and is not only tasty but beneficial to your health. Ask your doctor before using large quantities of […]

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