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Flu-fighting fungi


We all know that viruses spread and affect people far more severely in the winter but what we don't always realize is that there are many things we can do to improve our ability to fight the impact of these viruses. This is one of the key findings of Pennsylvania State University scientists.  Reporting at the American Chemical Society's annual conference, the researchers said they discovered that mushrooms are richer in the immune-boosting antioxidant Ergothioneine than any other food. Even white button mushrooms - the most commonly eaten mushroom in the west - contain 12 times more of the antioxidant than wheat germ and four times more than chicken liver (the next richest food sources). Brown mushrooms contain even more.

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