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Mushrooms Might Help Regulate Blood Glucose..

Date: October 8, 2018 | Time: 7:46am | Posted By: Jay Cullinane

In 2018 an experiment was done in which mice were fed white button mushrooms. The mushrooms changed the gut microbes. They acted as a prebiotic, a food that feeds beneficial bacteria. The some of the microbes in your gut actually produce nutrients and vitamins for your body. In this experiment, a daily serving of mushrooms (3 ounces for a human) increased the number of Prevotella bacteria. This type of bacteria produces propionate and succinate. Both of these chemicals can change.... <view entire article>