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If you’re looking for an all-natural multivitamin, mushrooms are among the nutrient-dense source of nutrients: B vitamins including pantothenic acid (B5), niacin (B3), and riboflavin (B2) plus copper and selenium. Mushrooms also have protein, fiber, potassium, vitamin D, calcium, and more. They have antibacterial properties. They can help lower cholesterol. They’re good for your immune system. They may even help prevent or treat Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, high blood pressure, and cancer. Two-thirds of a cup of grilled, sliced Portobello large mushrooms with smooth brown or tan caps has almost as much potassium as a medium banana. Porcini mushrooms are packed with these antioxidants, which may have anti-aging powers. Researchers think that in the future, ergothioneine and glutathione may be studied in Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. So, get to the grocery store and get yourself some organic assorted mushrooms and start getting the nutrients your body deserves.