Shiitake mushrooms

Shiitake mushrooms are rich in key vitamins and minerals while low in calories, fat and protein. Originated from Asia, they now count to one of the most popular mushrooms across the culinary world. The long list of compounds in Shiitake have a track record of potential health benefits such as the potential to prevent cardiovascular diseases (Guillamón et al., 2010), to lower cholesterol levels as well to serve as anticancer treatment (Finimundy et al., 2014).