This year has been a crash-course in COVID knowledge. In January we had a vague understanding of the virus; 12 months later, we can recite the best ways to avoid exposure, rattle off nearby testing centers, and run through common symptoms from memory. And, as vaccination looms in the not-so-distant future, we continue to learn more about how best to fight and weaken COVID-19. Based on new research and expert opinion, you might consider armoring yourself with an ancient superfood: mushrooms.
Here’s why, and for more COVID-related tips, here’s The One Vitamin Doctors Are Urging Everyone to Take Right Now.
Perhaps one of the most polarizing foods in terms of taste, doctors, and nutritionists agree that mushrooms can provide a vital boost against COVID-19.
Jenny Bennett, a naturopathic doctor in Seattle with a focus on immune-mediated conditions, says that both shiitake and maitake mushrooms are “phenomenal for immune system…