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Journal of Current Research in Food Science

2021, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A
Nutritional and health importance of fresh and dehydrated oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus Florida)


Author(s): Akanksha Singh and Shashank Singh

Abstract: Mushrooms are popular food and commercially available in India. The food experts have also realized and increasingly appreciated the food value of mushroom because of the low calorific value and very high content of protein vitamins and minerals. These are very low calorie food suited to those interested in cutting down the calorie intake, like obese persons. Being low in fat, devoid of cholesterol, these make an ideal diet for the heart patients. With very high fibre and alkaline elements, mushrooms are suited to those suffering from hyperacidity and constipation, consumption of fiber has gained importance in general health maintenance. It has been reported that daily intake of 100-200 g (dry weight) of mushroom can provide nutritional balance in a normal human being

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Akanksha Singh, Shashank Singh. Nutritional and health importance of fresh and dehydrated oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus Florida). J Curr Res Food Sci 2021;2(2):10-14.
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