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Functional Mushroom part 2: Lion's Mane

 If you haven't heard of this mushroom yet, is getting more and more recognised in the last few years and even got an article on Forbes recently, but what are the real benefits and how is this used ? Interesting fact is that not only it's used for medical purposes as supplements but also for culinary too thanks to their taste. Benefits: - Reducing blood glucose Prevention of Diabetes it's another benefit of this functional food and a regular intake has shown a reduced amount of glucose in the blood overtime  - Improving cognitive health From a Japanese study it shows how can improve and prevent our cognitive health, the supplements taken by the patients regularly have shown a better result and when they stopped taking them their abilities where back as it was before the experiment - Protect against ulcers  Thanks to the ability of promoting a healthier gut microbiota and reducing the inflammation, this mix it's one of the most powerful protection against the harmful  ba