Lions Mane Nutritional Content and Health Benefits

Nutritional content: 1 cup (100 grams) of raw Lions Mane Mushroom (Hericium Erinaceus)

  • Calories: 35

  • Carbs: 7 grams

  • Protein: 2 grams

  • Fat: 0 gram

  • Fiber: 2 grams

  • Niacin: 27% of the Daily Value (DV)

  • Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5): 22% of the DV

  • Folate: 8% of the DV

  • Choline: 8% of the DV

  • Potassium: 6% of the DV

  • Iron: 2% of the DV

  • Phosphorus: 8% of the DV

  • Zinc: 6% of the DV

Potential Health Benefits

Protect the Brain against Dementia: Lion’s mane mushrooms contain compounds that stimulate the growth of brain cells and protect them from damage caused by Alzheimer’s disease

Helps Relieve Mild Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety: Studies suggest that lion’s mane mushrooms may help relieve mild symptoms of anxiety and depression

May Speed Recovery from Nervous System Injuries: Studies in mice have found that lion’s mane extract can speed up recovery time from nervous system injuries

Boosts the Immune System: Lion’s mane mushrooms have been shown to have immune-boosting effects

Reduces Inflammation and Oxidative Stress: Lion’s mane mushroom contains powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds that may help reduce the impact of chronic illness

Heart health: Some research suggests that eating lions mane mushrooms may reduce heart disease risk factors like high blood pressure and cholesterol

 

Interesting Fact: Penn State reviewed 17 cancer research studies of 19,500 individuals and concluded that just 18 grams (1/4 cup) of fresh mushrooms a day can reduce your risk of cancer by 45%!!

https://news.psu.edu/story/655156/2021/04/21/research/higher-mushroom-consumption-associated-lower-risk-cancer

Source: healthline.com/nutrition/lions-mane-mushroom#TOC_TITLE_HDR_9

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.