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Immune Boosting Mushrooms

What’s the deal with mushrooms that supposedly gives them the ability to strenghten the immune system? A lot of non-strength “health” nuts would swear by them. IF they really bolster the immune system, then they could potentially really help lifters that are always getting sick, which I assume is a pretty fair percentage of us. I might be willing to give them a try. What say you?

Maitake: “…indicating that MAITAKE inhibits lipid (FAT) accumulation in the body.” http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110003639147/

Shiitake: Been shown in numberous studies to boost the immune system (for example: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6W7N-4VHGTPP-3&_user=10&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_searchStrId=1035874638&_rerunOrigin=scholar.google&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=5b0df646dbe70e0ac74093b57feb7064 )

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[quote]PonceDeLeon wrote:
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That sounds incredibly promising as well as sketchy as hell at the same time. Thanks for the info.

Agaricus Blazei Full Spectrum Powder Cert. Organic 1 lb. <-- $30 ~equivalent to 15 bottles, yet is the cost of 1 or two bottles. http://www.mushroomharvest.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=36_39&products_id=169&osCsid=9ea0ae46b9a2bdb24c8d9eb3720266d6

*edit I meant 1 lb is the equivalent of 15 bottles in pill form, where each bottle typically costs $15 each. At that price, I’m willing to give it a shot.

Jonny Bowden listed mushrooms in his 150 healthiest foods, I believe they had a star for their numerous benefits.

Eat up.

Yeah I just had about a cup and a half today. Look up Berardi’s Muscle Building Meals and cook up the chicken recipe with squash. It was excellent.

as part of my biosignatue program i was taking reishi mushroom extract.

i took it before bed and really helped me sleep (its known to be good for thinkers whose mind races when in bed)
also is said to be amazing for the immune system
and is meant to burn fat off your abdomen when dieting (it worked for me)

[quote]brentcozi wrote:
as part of my biosignatue program i was taking reishi mushroom extract.

i took it before bed and really helped me sleep (its known to be good for thinkers whose mind races when in bed)
also is said to be amazing for the immune system
and is meant to burn fat off your abdomen when dieting (it worked for me)[/quote]

ok, this is very…very interesting news to me. what kind of mushrooms should i be looking for exactly?