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mushrooms

  1. bookshelf

    Ganodermataceae Mushrooms

    Anyone ever heard of Ganodermataceae mushrooms? One of my male siblings is interested in using this for problems with prostate and urinary issues. Since I don't have those parts, would love to hear if anyone on this platform has ever tried it and to what, if any, success. Can't find anything on...
  2. xeliex

    Carrots and mushrooms reaction - need advice

    It's been happening consistently. After eating well cooked mushrooms or raw carrots for several days in a row, I develop terrible twitching. The twitching lasts for several days to weeks after stopping the carrots / mushrooms. Progesterone seems to help a little and maybe charcoal and...
  3. K

    Lion’s Mane vs. Methylene Blue

    I’d love to know peoples’ thoughts on how Lion’s mane mushroom & methylene blue compare. From what I understand, both are useful for improved mental clarity, memory, and they have potential in cases of Alzheimer’s. I just ordered some methylene blue, and am curious/excited to experiment with...
  4. LoryEl

    Research Mushroom consumption lowers the risk of cancer by 45%

    I could not find the study behind this article but it seems legit. What do you think? I do find it suspicious though that it can reduce by such a great margin the breast cancer with only 18 grams of mushrooms daily. Thoughs? Mushroom consumption lowers the risk of cancer by 45%
  5. bookshelf

    Canned mushrooms, agaritine and hydrazine

    I am learning that it's best to cook mushrooms (preferably boil) for a long time (1-3 hours) in order to reduce or eliminate agaritine and hydrazine. What I'm having difficulty ascertaining is: 1) Are canned mushrooms (in glass, low/no sodium b/c I know the sodium they use isn't the good kind)...
  6. Lokzo

    Does Lion's Mane Destroy Your Libido/Sex Drive?!

  7. deliciousfruit

    alternative to white button mushroom

    Sorry if this is a stupid question, but do other mushroom types (such as white cup mushrooms) work similarly as an antibiotic fiber like white button mushrooms? They are a lot cheaper where I live, many thanks.
  8. E

    β-glucan Attenuates Cognitive Impairment Via The Gut-brain Axis In Diet-induced Obese Mice [10- 2020

    β-glucan attenuates cognitive impairment via the gut-brain axis in diet-induced obese mice [10- 2020 ] : MushroomSupplements
  9. J

    Effect Of Mushrooms On Fecal Matter Weight - After Raw Carrots Didn't Do It Anymore

    Raw carrots didn't do it anymore in terms of promoting a daily bowel movement. So I decided to try out white button mushrooms and the effects are stunning: my fecal matter weight increased multiple-fold. My bowel movements went from once a day (relatively small, sometimes harder to pass) to...
  10. haidut

    Serotonin Creates Obedient Zombies - The Ultimate Government Wet Dream

    I posted a study recently showing that crabs exposed to very low levels of SSRI drugs (as found even in processed sewage) become reckless, aggressive, homicidal and generally psychotic...
  11. P

    Cooking Mushrooms

    Im about to cook a load of mushrooms. What does Ray say about this? Is boiling mushrooms for 3 hours better than 1 hour? Do i have to discard the water which the mushrooms where boiled in or can it be consumed? On the following website it says that you should let the water evaporate in order...
  12. raypeatclips

    Selenium Enriched Mushrooms Protect Against Gut Permeability Ex Vivo And Upregulates Glutathione

    Don't fully understand this study personally, looking forward to any discussion about it. Selenium-Enriched Agaricus bisporus Mushroom Protects against Increase in Gut Permeability ex vivo and Up-Regulates Glutathione Peroxidase 1 and 2 in Hyperthermally-Induced Oxidative Stress in Rats...
  13. raypeatclips

    Mushroom Protects Against NAFLD, Lowers Liver Weight And Injury Markers

    Protective Effects of White Button Mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) against Hepatic Steatosis in Ovariectomized Mice as a Model of Postmenopausal Women " In this study, we found that white button mushroom (WBM), Agaricus Bisporus, has protective effects against liver steatosis in ovariectomized...
  14. raypeatclips

    Mushroom Intake Preventing Weight Gain, Improving Balance And Working Memory

    Daily supplementation with mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) improves balance and working memory in aged rats. - PubMed - NCBI Rats on the 2% or 5% mushroom-supplemented diet consumed more food, without gaining weight, than rats in the other diet groups. Rats in the 0.5% and 1% group stayed on a...
  15. Makrosky

    Recipes For Mushrooms Cooked On The Crock-pot, Anyone?

    So I basically would like to cook some mushrooms in the slow-cooker but I don't have any ideas on how to prepare it Peat-friendly. Any ideas ? Thanks!
  16. haidut

    Fungal Sugar (trehalose) May Treat Fatty Liver Disease

    Ray wrote in one of his recent newsletters about mushrooms and their beneficial effects on human health (if well cooked). In particular, he wrote about the sugar trehalose found exclusively in mushrooms and how it stabilizes the cells of the animals that eat it. This study now says that eating...
  17. K

    How Much Mushrooms To Eat To Replace Meat?

    After watching cowspiracy I begin to think it may be actually a good idea (for the earth) to not eat too much meat (like eating meat every single day). Now I heard Ray Peat saying that mushrooms could theoretically replace meat? How much mushrooms would someone need to eat to replace like 150...
  18. Velve921

    Mushroom/bamboo Shoot Mix

    So recently I've become really big on the mushrooms. For 2 weeks I've been doing boiled mushrooms a day; I boil them for 3 hours and then serve as: 2 cups of mushrooms 1/2-1 tbsp of butter shredded parmesan reggiano cheese to taste extra liquid to make soup I found it absolutely...
  19. M

    Influence Of Storage And Household Processing On Mushroom Hydrazine

    Hello everyone, I'm new to the forum and want to thank you for all the great content here; after a recent Dr Peat newsletter I've been curious about mushrooms, particularly around their hydrazine content; does anyone have any information on hydrazine levels by mushroom species? Not sure if this...
  20. Philomath

    Scientists Have Discovered Orgasmic Mushroom That Gives Women An Earth-Shattering Experience

    Ok, I was perusing the inter-web and saw this picture with the tagline used in my subject: Now in my pre-Peat days I probably would have ignored this link unless I was looking for extra credit in my Hogwarts potions class. However, now my first thought was what chemicals are at play that could...
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