What are Chaga mushrooms?
Grown in the northern hemisphere, chaga mushrooms are all the new rave! Many eastern countries use them for health benefits, but now the western world wants to tap into having a mushroom that can fight inflammation, high blood pressure and boosts the immune system.Not only are they a healthy alternative, but they can reduce diseases and the risks of cancer.
The mushrooms , which grow on birch trees are full of antioxidants, which reduce any damage of cell oxidation. Although they don’t look like the most appetising ingredient, they are very beneficial for our wellness.
That’s why we decided to include chaga mushrooms as one of the many nutritious ingredients in Plant Protein+ as they add greatness to our inner body and boost our immune system, making us feel extra healthy.
What the mushrooms do?
Chaga mushrooms support the stimulation of white blood cells. White blood cells help fight off any viruses or bacteria that enters the body.
They also fight inflammation and lower cholesterol. The antioxidants that are found in chaga is known to reduce LDL (low density lipoprotein), which causes bad cholesterol.
Chaga is also very high in fibre, which is great for those trying to maintain a stable weight. Foods containing fibre are, in general, more filling, so you are getting a nutritional diet without feeling the need to eat snacks that are more likely to be bad for you!
The mushrooms are great if you are worried about having a higher cholesterol or you want to feel healthier in general and want to keep your immune system boosted. They also contain calcium, which makes our bones strong.
B and D vitamins, potassium, rubidium, cesium, amino acids, fibre, copper, selenium, zinc, iron, manganese, magnesium and calcium.
By using supplements that contain Chaga mushrooms, such as Plant Protein + which has 825mg of functional mushrooms in each serving you can reduce your risk of inflammation and high blood pressure, whilst benefiting your immune system.
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