Sunday, 21 October 2018

Can mushrooms help with cancer?


Fighting cancer? How about eating some mushrooms? Scientists from all around the world have been intrigued by the possibility. So they went to their labs, pulled up their sleeves and put those mushrooms to test. What they found is astonishing. Specific mushrooms, see the table below, hold the power to strengthen or wake up your immune system if you want, to do its job and fight the precancerous or cancerous cells and in doing that they stopped its proliferation.
Who would have thought, something as humble as mushrooms could make a difference for someone battling cancer?
Scientists found that bioactive compounds from medicinal mushrooms can activate or modulate the immune system response leading to stop cancer from growing and metastasizing. 
More research is needed to find all the scientific bits and pieces about how those mushrooms can do all that but in a meantime, you could find those mushroom at your nearby health store.


Here is the full article:
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ecam/2018/7271509/
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ecam/2018/7271509/tab1/

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