What Are The Health Benefits Of Enoki Mushrooms?

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Obi Obadike

Obi Obadike

Celebrity Fitness & Nutrition Expert, CFT, SFN, M.S. Founder & CEO – Ethical Inc.
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What are the health benefits of enoki mushrooms? The nutritional contents of one cup of enoki mushrooms are:

What are the health benefits of enoki mushrooms? Photo credit: iStock- Daria Likhodedova

  • Calories- 24
  • Protein- 2 grams
  • Fat- 0.2 grams
  • Carbs- 5 grams
  • Fiber- 2 grams
  • Niacin- 29% of the Daily Value
  • Pantothenic Acid- 18% of the Daily Value
  • Thiamin- 12% of the Daily Value
  • Riboflavin- 10% of the Daily Value
  • Copper- 8% of the Daily Value
  • Folate- 8% of the Daily Value
  • Phosphorus- 8% of the Daily Value

The niacin in Enoki mushrooms helps to regulate cholesterol and promote positive brain health. The thiamine in Enoki mushrooms helps to regulate the function of the nerve cells.

It contains a variety of antioxidants which help to prevent chronic conditions such as heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, etc. Some of the antioxidants it contains is:

  • Gallic acid
  • Ferulic acid
  • Ellagic acid
  • Chlorogenic acid
  • Pyrogallol
  • Quercetin

There have been some animal studies and test tube studies that have shown that enoki mushrooms can help with promoting heart health. There was an animal study that found that hamsters that consumed enoki mushroom extract had lower levels of triglycerides and total cholesterol levels.

Another test tube study showed that the antioxidant content of enoki mushrooms may help slow the progression of atherosclerosis. What is atherosclerosis? Is is when there is buildup of fatty plaque in the arteries.

There are older animal studies that have shown that enoki mushrooms may decrease blood pressure, cholesterol, and triglycerides levels.

Immunity Function

There are some test tube and animal studies that have shown that enoki mushroom extract can help support healthy immune function.

Brain Function

There are some animal studies that have shown that enoki mushrooms can help improve brain function and memory.

The Bottom Line is Enoki mushrooms have tremendous health benefits as they contain antioxidants that can help fight chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, etc.

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