Ten Mushrooms that Prevent Disease and Stop Cancer

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2. Shiitake Mushrooms

Shiitake mushrooms contain a substance called lentinan, a compound that actually heals damage to chromosomes that are often caused by anti-cancer treatments such as chemotherapy. These mushrooms also have lentinula edodes mycelium ( LEM) that are known to help prevent and treat certain cancers, heart disease, infectious diseases, high blood pressure, and hepatitis.

 

3. Maitake Mushrooms

These mushrooms are so powerful; they have been shown in studies to improve the health of those suffering from AIDS and the blood sugar levels of diabetics. Studies show that maitake mushrooms also stop the growth of tumors while improving your immune system.

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