From Livestrong.com – Maitake mushrooms are native to the mountains of northeastern Japan. Roughly translated, maitake is Japanese for “dancing mushroom.” People are said to dance for joy when they find one because of their value and health benefits. The top three benefits of Maitake mushrooms are:
- Through the production of beta glucans, maitake mushrooms help to boost immune systems
- Researchers believe that the mushrooms may work to decrease insulin resistance thereby increasing insulin sensitivity
- Help to decrease blood pressure levels, lower total cholesterol levels, and help maintain weight which can all help to promote heart health
Maitake mushrooms can be found in the below Mushroom Health products:
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