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What are medicinal mushrooms?

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Passing along an interesting article on a food you might not give much thought to – mushrooms.

The info comes to us from the folks at MNN. 

Angela Nelson has compiled a host of facts about mushrooms with amazing properties. (See link below.)

Let me know what you think 🙂

Over the last few years, we’ve had several “foods of the moment,” including turmeric, chia seeds and beets. But more recently, medicinal mushrooms seem to be the latest inductee to the list, thanks to their numerous science-based health benefits, from reducing inflammation to destroying cancer cells and boosting immune response.” – Angela Nelson

Source: Medicinal mushrooms are the new turmeric | MNN – Mother Nature Network

9 vegan sushi recipes for International Sushi Day — Metro

Vegan sushi and seaweed saladToday (18 June) is International Sushi Day. If you think you need fish to make sushi then it’s time to think again. Vegan sushi is delicious, healthy and easy to make. Here are 10 recipes for vegan sushi if you fancy having a go: 1. Avo hand rolls Find out how to…

via 9 vegan sushi recipes for International Sushi Day — Metro

For Foodies Only: Trailer For Sushi Documentary

Watch the trailer for the PBS documentary ‘Jiro Dreams of Sushi’ – about a world famous sushi restaurant in Tokyo.

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“In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi, a renowned Japanese food critic discusses the most important attributes needed to make a sushi restaurant special, and how master chef Jiro Ono has them all.” – PBS

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