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  • BUTTON MUSHROOMS  250 Gram Bag  Waikato Grown
  • BUTTON MUSHROOMS  250 Gram Bag  Waikato Grown
  • BUTTON MUSHROOMS  250 Gram Bag  Waikato Grown
  • BUTTON MUSHROOMS  250 Gram Bag  Waikato Grown
  • BUTTON MUSHROOMS  250 Gram Bag  Waikato Grown
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Mushrooms add flavour to many dishes... very versatile & popular...

Can be used with meat, in soups, sauces, on pizzas, in casseroles, in stir-fries, in omelettes, in pies & salads...they can be used whole, sliced or quartered.

Remove from plastic bag & refridgerate in a paper bag.

Mushrooms are the 4th most popular vegetable in New Zealand.

Small white mushrooms with a mild flavour

Mushrooms are a healthy source of Selenuim, Phosphorous & Potassium - essential minerals for brain development in young children.

4-5 Button mushrooms provide 0 grams of fat & 18 calories.

Mushrooms help improve Immune function, lowering risk of cancer & heart disease


Got brain fade? The biotin, niacin, pantothenic acid, riboflavin, copper & potassium found in mushrooms are important in keeping your nervous system functioning properly & assisting with neurological function, mental performance & psychological development.

Big words, but basically it helps your brain & nervous system function normally.


Selenium helps maintain normal hair & nails, & is necessary for normal immune function in the human body.

Mushrooms are a rich source of ergothioneine, an antioxidant that may help fight cancer

Mushrooms are alsoa source of riboflavin, a vitamin that supports the body's natural detoxification mechanisms

They are the highest vegan source of Vitamin D

With many of the nutritional attributes of vegetables, mushrooms also provide those nutrients more commonly found in meat, beans & grains

Mushrooms are low in calories & carbohydrates, fat-free, cholesterol-free, gluten-free, & very low in sodium,yet they provide important nutrients, including selenium, potassium, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin D & more.

It’s obvious why they are classed as one of the top superfoods.

Don’t wash your mushrooms before you store them. They will go all slimy.
 
Keep your mushrooms in a paper bag or air tight container.

This reduces air flow & moisture so they’ll last longer.

Pop them in the salad drawer in your fridge.

It may have several settings, check for the one with the mushroom symbol.

Try not to put anything on top of them, mushrooms bruise easily. It doesn’t make them taste any different, they just look odd.

You can also freeze mushrooms.

Arrange them in a single layer on a tray & pop them in the freezer.

There’s no need to peel your mushrooms.

Just like other vegetables, a lot of the goodness lies in the outer layer.

Don’t discard the stalks – these are just as nutritious as the mushroom caps.

You can always freeze the stalks for use in soups if you don’t want them in your dish.

Depending on your dish, you can then serve them whole, quarter, slice or dice them.

Julia & Libby eating for health - Mushrooms

Mushroom Recipes

 

 

Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup sliced 68g
  Average
Quantity
per serving 
% Daily
intake per
serve 
Average
Quantity
per 100g 
 
Energy (kJ/Cal) 48/11 0.6%  70/17  
Protein (g) 1.6 3% 2.3  
Fat, total (g) 0.1 0.2% 0.2  
 - saturated (g) trace 0% trace  
Carbohydrate (g) 0.1 0% 0.2  
 - sugars (g) 0.1 0.2% 0.2  
Dietary fibre (g) 1.7 6% 2.5  
Sodium (mg) 4 0.2% 6  
Niacin (mg) 1.4 14% RDI* 2.0 A source of niacin
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.16 10% RDI* 0.24 A source of vitamin B6
Potassium (mg) 258   380 Contains potassium
Selenium (µg) 5.2 7% RDI* 7.7  
Riboflavin (mg) trace 0% RDI*  trace  

Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ 
Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs. 
*Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 10th Edition, Plant & Food Research - 2014

 

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