Research on Turkey-tail

Turkey tail mushroom contains compounds that are beneficial for human health. Due to being rich in antioxidants and containing phenols and flavonoids, this type of fungi are of high benefit for reducing oxidative stress and inflammation. Also, another interesting implication of this mushroom is that it can inhibit the growth of human cancer cells, leading to an anticancer effect and boosting immune function in people with some types of cancer. However, consuming turkey tail could be coupled with certain side effects such as darkening of the fingernails. Another interesting finding about turkey tail is its effect on obesity. Research suggests that protein-bound beta-glucan (PBG) found in turkey tail can help to prevent obesity.

Posted by horaansarian horaansarian, October 13, 2021 18:20


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