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Brazilian Nutritional Benefits

Brazilian (Agaricus blazei murill)


Brazilian mushrooms, with its smooth cap and strong almond flavor, is great sautéed, grilled, or even in soups. As well, its nutritional value makes it an excellent addition to any meal.

Brazilian Mushrooms contain:
- Ergosterols
- Linoleic acid and palmitorenic acid
- Vitamin B6 and B12
- ß-Glucans, which strengthen the immune system and are anti-tumor


Brazilian Mushrooms are the most protein-rich of all mushrooms, with a protein content of 33-48%.\

Nutritional Content (Dried down, per 100g): [1]
Protein 33-48%
Fat 2.39%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.41%
Total unsaturated fat 0.44%
Saturated Fat 0.26%
Carbohydrates 46.17%
Complex Carbohydrates 24.27%
Dietary fiber 19.1%
Cholesterol 0
Vitamin A 0
Thiamine 0.23mg
Pantothenic Acid (B5) 21.70mg
Vitamin D2 26 IU
Calcium 9mg
Copper 20.8 mg
Iron 4.8mg
Potassium 4800mg
Niacin 38.50 mg
Riboflavin 3.49mg
Selenium 0.006mg
Sodium 3mg
Ash 8.3g