What you need to know
Elixir of Life
In spite of the winds, their spores have spread to various Asian countries such as Indonesia and Taiwan, and today, thanks to their properties, Shiitake mushrooms are grown and used all over the world, giving great prominence to traditional dishes from their regions of origin.
Shiitake Mushroom is one of the most popular sources of protein in China, Japan and the rest of Asia.
Our Shiitake Bio contains all eight essential amino acids and also an excellent combination of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, B6, B12, C and D with beneficial effects on the immune system. It is also a good source of three key antioxidant minerals: manganese, selenium and zinc.
However, its popularity is not only due to its medicinal attributes, but also to its flavor. Mushrooms have several biologically active compounds such as polysaccharides, glycoproteins and also have antioxidant and antibiotic properties. Therefore, in addition to being appreciated for their sensory characteristics, they are also appreciated for being a medicinal “source”.
Shiitake ( Lentinula Edodes ) from the nutritional point of view, it connotes as highly nutritious, it has 88-92% of water, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, as well as vitamins and minerals. It also contains a large amount of nutrients and biologically active compounds.
* Naturally present sugars
** DR: Reference doses for an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)
** VRN - Nutrient reference value