Unfortunately the use of fertilizers with high chemical content in agricultural production of natural foods for the purpose of material gain has tempered nutritional benefit and given rise to the consumption of organic food.
What then is organic food? Technically speaking, organic foods are such foods that get prepared in accordance to certain norms that are formulated by certain organic certifying body.
The other way round, these are foods that are processed and prepared without the use of chemicals, which means they are not cultivated with the help of pesticide, chemical fertilizers, and not even chemical preservatives good example of organic food is the mushroom.
While choosing mushroom proper care should be taken to distinguish between wild ones and the packed variants.
However whatever, the size and shape they come in, researchers and nutritionists have found some health benefits in them.
Mushroom protect against cancer.
They as the study suggests are extremely rich in petrochemicals that are believed to be disease fighters.
A regular dose of it has proven to be beneficial in the fight against breast cancer.
Study proves that mushroom also as well help in the fight against prostrate cancer by stopping the cell from multiplying and having the chance of negatively affecting the person.
They also supply rare nutrients.
A study suggest that a medium size would successfully provide 21 percent of the suggested daily doses of the trace mineral selenium and it is capable of providing one third portion of daily required value of copper.
A mushroom can even be compared with a medium banana in the equivalence of providing potassium, a mineral that fight lactic acid formation in the muscles after a vigorous workout.
Also another study is said to have shown that it is capable in providing a low calories variation for nutrition when compared to the same amount of minced meat to calories.
Research also shows that if a mushroom is substituted for meat in a single meal a week, there are chances of losing even two kilos and more in a given year.