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Functional and Medicinal Mushrooms: Chaga mushroom benefits including boost of energy and substitute of coffee

 In the next few month we are going to discuss some of the most useful mushrooms which are known to have different benefits and used for centuries in many cultures and you can find them easily online or in your local store Today we are going to discuss:  Chaga Mushroom (Latin name: Inononutus obliquus) Commonly used in cold climates such as Siberia and some part of Asia where it grows easily Benefits - Lowers blood sugar - Very high in fibre and antioxidants (one of the highest concentration)  - Reduces long term inflammation and fights harmful bacteria and fungi  - Good amount of Calcium, Iron and Rubidium - Supporting the immune system  Taste Available as a tea or powder or even pills, the taste range goes from Chinese herbal tea to regular coffee , that's why can be used as a substitute since has similar effects exactly like caffeine or even better The aftertaste reminds of vanilla since it has similar compounds that are exactly the one you can find in the vanilla beans  This on