Have you ever heard of ergothioneine? It is the dietary amino acid that is present in high amounts in mushrooms and has a nickname – the “longevity vitamin”. Why? Because it’s an effective antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties that have been shown to reduce a number of chronic age-related diseases.
Did you know that only eating brightly colored fruits and veggies is not enough to get the most healthy bioactive components, flavonoids, from them?