As runners, we know that it is important to fill our plates with shrooms online Canada rich in vitamins and minerals to keep your muscles and bones strong and your heart healthy. Adding foods such as leafy vegetables, onions, and peppers to your diet has many health benefits. There is another food to add to that list.

A recent study published in Food Science & Nutrition found that adding mushrooms (84 mg or half a cup) daily to the diet could increase the intake of some micronutrients, especially vitamin D, potassium, fiber, and zinc. increase. (According to USDA, one cup of mushroom is one cup, or 70 grams.)

Mushrooms are low in calories, carbohydrates, fats and sodium, so they are healthy and easy to add to your diet, regardless of dietary restrictions. It also contains antioxidants that help recovery after exercise and boost the immune system. They are also the only source of vitamin D in the production pathway.

Mushrooms are actually high in vitamin D, which is a fat-soluble vitamin, so cooking mushrooms in oil can increase the absorption of vitamin D, Rizzo says. But you can eat as many mushrooms as you like. And you can eat as many of them as you like, whether it's daily or three times a day, Rizzo adds.

“If you rely on vitamin D, we highly recommend eating it at least once a day,” says Rizzo.

However, if you suspect you are deficient in vitamin D (and many are deficient), do a simple blood test to assess your condition and help you adjust your diet. Please ask your doctor.