White button mushrooms account for 90% of fresh mushroom purchases in the United States.
Over the last few years, researchers have discovered these fab fungi can help keep the immune system in top shape.
Studies at Tufts University in Medford, MA, reveal white button mushrooms enhance the activity of critical cells that promote immune function and protect/repair tissue.
Pick up some organic white button mushrooms, and create a few satisfying appetizers, salads and vegetarian entrees:
- Stuffed Mushrooms
- Tuscan Stuffed Mushrooms
- Sautéed Mushroom Salad
- Mushroom Sauté with Toasted Walnuts
Photo courtesy of the Mushroom Council