Mushrooms are also known as sweet letters, sweet mushrooms, and mushrooms.
Shiitake mushroom is a large-scale fungus that can be eaten. It is a delicious dish that can be eaten in all seasons. It enjoys the reputation of “the meat of Suzhong” and “the queen of plants”. First, the protein content of edible fungi is high, crude protein accounts for 17.5% of dry weight, and fat accounts for 8% of dry weight. In particular, there are eight kinds of essential amino acids that are lacking in rice, noodles, and vegetables, and seven kinds of shiitake mushrooms. In addition, it also contains riboflavin, ascorbic acid, pantothenic acid, nucleotides and other vitamins and calcium, iron, copper and other hematopoietic substances, is recognized as a "healthy food" in the Chinese and foreign health care industry. The mushroom meat is fresh, pure and elegant, crisp and smooth, and the mushroom is rich. The long-term consumption can enhance the body's immunity, and the human body can produce a virus-inhibiting immune substance and reduce the cold; it can also prevent and treat liver diseases and stomach and intestines. It has ulcers and can lower blood pressure, remove blood poison, and have the effect of inhibiting cancer. The cellulose contained therein can promote gastrointestinal motility, digestion, prevent constipation, and reduce intestinal absorption of cholesterol. Mushrooms also contain nucleic acid substances such as shiitake mushrooms, which can promote cholesterol decomposition. Regular consumption of mushrooms can reduce total cholesterol and triglycerides.
Medical scientists of all ages have written about the medicinal properties and functions of shiitake mushrooms. For example, the "Compendium of Materia Medica" thinks that mushrooms are "reinforcing qi, not hunger, treating wind and breaking blood"; "modern practical Chinese medicine" thinks that mushrooms are "to compensate for vitamin D, prevent rickets, and treat anemia".
The lentinan in the mushroom has anti-cancer and anti-cancer effects. To this end, in recent years, countries around the world have attached great importance to the consumption of shiitake mushrooms, and have even been recommended as food for modern space pilots.
The role of lentinan:
Activate T cells, promote the secretion of biologically active factors such as interleukin-2 (IL2) and interleukin 5 (IL5), enhance the activity of natural killer cells (NK cells), improve the immune function of the human body, and resist tumors. It can induce the production of interferon (IFN) and inhibit the growth of the virus. Mushrooms contain adenine and choline, which have a preventive effect on cirrhosis. There is also the effect of lowering blood pressure and lowering blood fat.
Lentinus edodes polysaccharide is used for immune regulation, strengthening the body, lowering blood pressure, lowering blood fat, and has strong effects on cardiovascular disease conditioning, anti-caries and tumor patients.