Shiitake - (Lentinula edodes) - JAPAN MUSHROOsM -
Nutritive Value

Shiitake - Lentinula edodes is a mushroom from the Far East, with excellent refined and rich flavor, high in protein, vitamins, amino acids, dietary fiber and minerals. Shiitake - Lentinula edodes has great nutritive value, few calories and almost no fat. Medical effects reflected in anticancer and antivirus effects are due to polysaccharides. Lentinanot initiated the establishment of Interferon; (substances with antiviral activity) and activation of T-Killer "and T-Helper cells of the thyroid gland. As a result of aminoacic called "Eritadine" Shiiteka mushroom has antilipid effect.

ANTICANCEROID Effects

National Cancer Center in Tokyo showed that daily use of Shiitake, shows rate of braking tumour from 80.7% to completely withdraw, in 6 of 10 cases. Shiitaketo act through activation of a whole range of immunological reactions in the body. Act not only on primary tumours but halts development of metastases. Chemotherapy and radiotherapy in combination with Shiitake improves treatment, increases physical endurance, improves appetite and general condition of the body.

ANTIVIRAL Effects

Before a viral infection using Shiitake means powerful preventive care, and when infection is emerged, healing is much faster and more efficiently. Acts of viruses, influenza, hepatitis - of all types. Especially improves the clinical picture of people suffering from hepatitis B, but strengthening the immune system produces results in combating the virus hepatitis C and D. Especially important is the ingredient (LEM), besides contributing to the destruction of viruses, but renovate the bone marrow.

ANTILIPID Effects

Official investigations have shown that daily consumption of 6-10 gr. dehydrated Shiitake for 10 days reduces the level (LDL) cholesterol by 10-15% and even the total lipoproteins in serum (as a result of the influence of amino ERITADINE-component of Shiitake). Interesting data from two surveys which show that the consumption of fatty foods combined with Shiitake, holestsrolot in the blood declined to incredible 18%. Shiitake produce and "Fat apsorbing" components that help reduce weight, improve blood picture, reduce high blood pressure, a positive act of potential, increase immunity, increase elasticity of blood vessels, prevent agregacijata blood cells and increases the supply of the brain and heart with blood.

Nutrients

Nutrients (in 100 gr.)
Measure
Dried Mushroom Shiitake
1
Energy
cal
296
kJ
1239
2
Water
g
9,51
3
Proteins total
g
9,59
4
Fats total
g
0,99
5
Carbon Hydrate total
g
75,4
6
Minerals total
g
4,57
7
Raw fibers total
g
11,5
8
Vitamine Е
mg
0,12
9
Vitamine Б-1
mg
0,3
10
Vitamine Б-2
mg
1,27
11
Vitamine Б-6
mg
0,96
12
Nicotine Acid
mg
14,1
13
Folic Acid
µg
163
14
Pantothenate Acid
mg
21,9
15
Vitamine Ц
mg
3,5
16
Sodium
mg
13
17
Potassium
mg
1534
18
Calcium
mg
11
19
Phosphorus
mg
294
20
Magnesium
mg
132
21
Iron
mg
1,72
22
Zinc
mg
7,67
23
Copper
mg
5,17
24
Saturated fatty acids
mg
247
25
Monosaturated acids
mg
307
26
polysaturated acids
mg
140
27
Cholestero
mg
0
28
Histidine
mg
159
29
Izolecine
mg
405
30
Leucine
mg
679
31
Lysine
mg
343
32
Methionine + cistin
mg
375
33
Fenilanin + tyrosine
mg
809
34
Threonine
mg
497
35
Tryptophan
mg
31
36
Valine
mg
486