Tremella mushrooms are edible mushrooms that grow on the trunks of trees in tropical areas. It is also known as the snow mushroom or white jelly fungus, and it has been used for thousands of years in China due to its extraordinary nutritional benefits. Tremella mushrooms are high in protein, fibre, vitamin D, and other essential nutrients.
Tremella Mushroom Nutrition
Tremella mushrooms contain over 70% dietary fibre, which makes it a great digestive system aid. They are high in vitamin B1, B2, and B6, vitamin D, vitamin A, vitamin E, magnesium, sulfur, potassium, selenium, phosphorus, zinc, copper, iron, calcium, and niacin.
Tremella mushrooms are high in polysaccharides, which have been shown to have anti-aging and antioxidant properties due to their ability in reducing the harmful effects of free radicals that lead to oxidative stress. Free radicals are associated with: Alzheimer's, premature aging, chronic diseases and cardiovascular illness.
Immune System Support.
Tremella mushrooms contain naturally occurring Beta-glucans, which are polysaccharides, and they help stimulate the immune system and promote healing. They boost the immune system by activating white blood cells that kill bacteria and remove damaged tissue in order to keep us healthy.
Tremella mushrooms also contain triterpenoids, which are anti-inflammatory compounds that help to reduce the severity and spread of inflammation. According to research, tremella mushrooms have potential to treat inflammatory diseases such as heart disease and cancer.
Tremella mushrooms are high in selenium, a mineral that aids in the maintenance of normal thyroid hormone levels. Selenium is necessary for thyroid function and aids in immune system regulation. It has been demonstrated to aid in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases such as atherosclerosis and hypertension.
Is There a Spectacular Healthy Mushroom Blend in Your Protein Shake?
Unlike most protein supplements on the market, ProteinFix contains not only organic Tremella mushrooms, but also organic Reishi, Lion's Mane, Chaga, Shiitake, Maitake, and Cordyceps mushrooms, all of which work in synergy with many other organic ingredients to provide your body with a comprehensive and balanced nutritional intake pre- and post-workout.
Each 40g serving of Organic ProteinFix products provide over 21g of plant protein, 18 amino acids (including all the 9 essential amino acids) and approximately 1,000mg of heart loving Beta Glucans. The formula is high in fibre and all the vitamins and minerals are naturally occurring from the Certified Organic ingredients.
SIX delicious natural flavours; Chocolate Mint, Chocolate Orange, Vanilla, Strawberries and Cream, Caramel and Banoffee.
Each pack size is 600g, providing 15 servings.
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