Home >  Blog >  Foods To Lower Estrogen: Mushrooms

Foods To Lower Estrogen: Mushrooms

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 7 June 2021
Foods To Lower Estrogen: Mushrooms
There are multiple types of mushrooms, including enoki, shiitake, chanterelle, wood ear, brown cremini, Portobello, oyster, morel, and white or "button".

Each kind tends to have a different nutritional profile. So, talk to us to make sure that you do not exceed your calorie intake.

Here is a sample of a nutritional profile of one cup of whole, raw mushrooms weighing roughly 96 grams:

Calories- 21.1
Protein- 3 g
Iron- 0.5 mg
Total carbohydrate- 3.1 g
Zinc- 0.5 mg
Magnesium- 8.6 mg
Vitamin C- 2.0 mg
Phosphorus- 82.6 mg
Vitamin D- 0.2 mg
Zinc- 0.5 mg
Sodium- 4.8 mg
Selenium- 8.9 mcg

Mushrooms also have the following health benefits :

Reduce Cancer risk
They contain antioxidants that eliminate free radicals, which tend to harm your body cells and cause various cancers.

Help Manage Type 2 Diabetes
Mushrooms are rich in fiber that helps in the reduction of blood glucose levels, thereby helping in the management of type 2 diabetes.

Improve Heart Health
Mushrooms also contain potassium, fiber, and vitamin C that promotes cardiovascular health.

Author:Manuela Boyle
Tags:NewsDiets & Recipesfoods & cancer treatment

Associations

  • The Institute for Functional Medicine
  • Society for Integrative Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Australasian Integrative Medicine Association
  • Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia
  • British Naturopathic Association