There are some foods that kids just won't go near, and mushrooms may be near the top of that list. Strangely enough, mushrooms are often beloved by adults. Shiitake mushrooms aren't just delicious—they have a range of other health benefits, too. If you love eating mushrooms and are looking for a way to improve your diet a bit, consider eating more shiitake mushrooms. Here's everything you need to know about how shiitake mushrooms can benefit your health.


1. B Vitamins

The B vitamin complex includes eight different vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, and B12. All of these vitamins play a crucial role in your body by providing different health benefits, but most of them do one thing exceptionally well: provide you with energy. There are a few different B vitamins in shiitake mushrooms, which makes them a great part of any balanced diet. If you're looking to add a little natural energy boost, this may be what you need. One serving—four shiitake mushrooms—has 33% of your daily B5 and 7% of your daily B6.

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