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Shiitake mushrooms and your immune system

by | Jan 10, 2018 | Blog

 

This is my new vlog about shiitake mushrooms and how they benefit your immune system.

 

Shiitake mushroom recipes

Here are some tasty recipes where you can include shiitake mushrooms and other medicinal mushrooms:

Mighty mushroom crepes Mightily delicious as well as immune boosting

It’s a wrap! Use shiitake mushrooms in the avocado and mushroom option

Spiced reishi latte This uses powdered reishi, another medicinal mushroom, and you can also use powdered shiitake in this recipe

Mini frittata muffins Swap the wild mushrooms for shiitake mushrooms in this breakfast/lunch/snack recipe

Spring in your step stir fry Simply add shiitake mushrooms at the same time as the other vegetables

 

References

The references for the 2 studies used for this vlog are:

References: Dai, Xiaoshuang, et al. “Consuming Lentinula edodes (Shiitake) mushrooms daily improves human immunity: A randomized dietary intervention in healthy young adults.” Journal of the American College of Nutrition 34.6 (2015): 478-487.

Jayachandran, Muthukumaran, Jianbo Xiao, and Baojun Xu. “A Critical Review on Health Promoting Benefits of Edible Mushrooms through Gut Microbiota.” International Journal of Molecular Sciences 18.9 (2017): 1934.

Events

Workshops and Courses:

Please visit the links below for more details

Online workshops:

What is an Anti-Inflammatory Diet?
Inflammation is a key feature of many illnesses and conditions, so an Anti-Inflammatory Diet is often recommended. But what is an Anti-Inflammatory Diet, and how can you put yours in place?
£6.43
Available on demand at: kirsten-chick.cademy.co.uk

Courses:

Introduction to Integrative Oncology for Healthcare Professionals (online)
11 pre-recorded modules by 11 different Course Presenters
£99 (for a limited time only)
Book: yestolife-horizons.org

Other Events:

Yes to Life Annual Conference 2023: You & Your Cancer Team
I co-hosted and presented at both the online and in person events this year, alongside some wonderful professionals, who came together to bring you the best practical support possible.
Recordings of the key speaker sessions are available to buy now: www.yestolifeshop.org/annual-conference-2023

Your Life and Cancer conference
Kirsten was invited back to this year’s event, appearing in an interview with naturopathic oncologist Dr. Heidi Kussman and on two Q&A panels – download the recordings from both weekends here: www.yourlifeandcancer.com

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