Ghanaians have been advised to consume more mushrooms which contains minerals that boost the immune system.
Mr. Maganoba Charles, the Chief Executive Officer of Maganoba Farms who produces mushrooms in the Northern region indicated that a research conducted by LISA Muicahy International noted that mushrooms have a lot of minerals such as selenium, potassium, copper, iron and phosphorus that are not often found in plant-derived foods.
He said mushrooms contain a super-high concentration of two antioxidants and glutathione which play a vital role in the body.
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Mr Maganoba gave the advice in an interview with the media.
He recommended that the public should eat more mushrooms, which also contain potassium which helps in boosting the memory and also promote heart health.
He said mushrooms help recipes taste better in place of salt because they contain glutamate rib nucleotides.
He mentions that mushrooms can also replace red meat in any dish to reduce calories, fat, and cholesterol from the food.
Mr. Maganoba said eating mushrooms regularly will increase vitamin D requirement and make bones very strong.
He stated that mushrooms also aid the body with energy from the food consumed and produce red blood cells, which carry oxygen throughout the body.
He encouraged citizens to eat more mushrooms to improve immune nutrients in the body to enhance health.