PODCAST. Did you know that mushrooms are the only source of vitamin D in the produce aisle? Hi, I’m Dr. Susan Mitchell, registered dietitian nutritionist and I’m Breaking Down Nutrition with Your Digest for What Works, What Doesn’t. In fact, the Institute of Medicine recognizes this food as an exception to the rule as vitamin D is not naturally found in plant foods. Surprised?
They’re included with vegetables in nutrition education but are actually fungi, classified separate from animals or plants due to cellular composition.
Listen to this week’s Breaking Down Nutrition podcast above and find out why mushrooms are much more than a fun-gi. Also be sure and try the recipe for Scallops a la Spoodles which includes fresh mushrooms.
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