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Max Out Your Immune Defenses: The Magic of Medicinal Mushrooms

January 10, 201718 min
If you’ve had it with over-the-counter drugstore cold and flu remedies that only address your symptoms, it might be time to think “fungi.”If you’re like most people, you’ll likely find yourself under the weather at least once during this year’s cold and flu season. But, if you’ve had it with over-the-counter drugstore remedies that only address your symptoms, it might be time to think “fungi.” Jerry Angelini, MS, joins our new host Lisa Davis to share the immune-boosting secret behind medicinal mushrooms like maitake, reishi, and shiitake. Turns out these tasty morsels harbor a variety of healing compounds that can help you get well and help you stay well, whether you’re fortifying your defenses against a case of the sniffles or looking to lower your risk of a more serious condition.

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