LOWER Your Cancer Risk 45% with This Wonder Food

Dear Living Well Daily Reader,

Avoiding cancer can feel as elusive as winning the lottery.

With almost two million Americans being diagnosed with the disease last year alone, the odds are certainly stacked against you.

But that doesn’t have to be the case.

An exciting new study has found that this wonder food can lower your risk of cancer by a whopping 45 percent…

And it takes less than one serving a day!

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Twenty-five years ago, when I first started practicing medicine, I used medical mushrooms to help treat my cancer patients. These mushrooms have over 400 clinical studies to back up their use for boosting your immune system and fighting cancer.

And the research hasn’t stopped.

In fact, a new study from Pennsylvania State University research found that eating just 18g of mushrooms a day could lower the risk of cancer by 45 percent compared to people who don’t eat mushrooms.

To put it into perspective, 18g of mushrooms is only 1/8th of a cup!

In the study, researchers examined the nutritional makeup of a variety of mushrooms, including the common white button and cremini mushrooms, as well as the more exotic king oyster and maitake varieties.

And they found that it didn’t matter what type the participants ate— mushrooms overall had the ability to lower cancer risk.

The researchers believe that this is thanks to an amino acid found in mushrooms called ergothioneine. Ergothioneine is a unique and potent antioxidant and cell-protector which triggers the immune system to attack cancer cells.

The best mushrooms for antioxidant power are:

  • Chaga,
  • cordyceps,
  • lion’s mane,
  • reishi,
  • maitake,
  • turkey tail,
  • shiitake.

These mushrooms used to be hard to find, but now most grocery stores carry them.

But the key takeaway is that any mushroom is healthy… and it’s a lot easier to get the benefits than you think.

You can put them on salads or chop them finely and toss them into spaghetti sauce, chili, or anything else you are eating. They disappear into most dishes and give you the health benefits without distracting from the flavor.

Dr. Scott Olson, ND

P.S. The benefits of mushrooms don’t stop there. Did you know that this type of mushroom can banish colds? Find out more right here.

Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Written By Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Nearly 25 years ago, failed mainstream medical treatments left Dr. Olson in constant pain – and his health in ruins. And that’s when he did something REVOLUTIONARY. He began his career in medicine – and dedicated his life to uncovering the true, underlying causes of disease.
Through his innovative medical practices in Tennessee and Colorado, Dr. Olson has helped cure countless seniors from across America of arthritis… heart disease… diabetes… and even cancer. All without risky prescription drugs or painful surgeries.

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