Health Benefits

People care about their health. Today more than ever, consumers are making healthy choices, both at home and when they eat out. Mushrooms are an easy choice for your customers because people associate mushrooms with good health.

Mushrooms are actually far more than just 'healthy'. In fact, mushrooms are often referred to as one of Nature's true superfoods, because they are:

  • nutrient-rich
  • flavour-rich
  • low in kilojoules
  • high in antioxidants
  • protective against certain cancers
  • fat and cholesterol-free
  • easy-to-get
  • affordable

One serve of mushrooms (100g) provides:
Over 20% of the daily needs of

  • copper
  • selenium

Over 25% of the essential B group vitamins

  • riboflavin
  • niacin
  • pantothenic acid
  • biotin

Mushrooms are ideal for people trying to maintain a healthy weight. Research shows that mushrooms have a powerful ability to make meals more filling, which can help people avoid over-eating.

More information on the many health benefits of including mushrooms in your diet can be found at


Mushrooms - the essential food group

B Vitamins and Minerals in Mushrooms


Fat fighters! Mushrooms have only 103 kJ per serve.

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