How eating mushrooms may improve blood sugar control

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(Maria Cohut/ Medical News Today) — A new study looks at how eating a common type of mushroom can affect glucose, or blood sugar, regulation. The results may have implications for managing diabetes and other metabolic conditions, such as obesity.

Researchers working in various departments at Pennsylvania State University have recently conducted a study in mice.

They wanted to investigate the effects of white button mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus) as prebiotics.

Prebiotics are substances, often derived from the foods we ingest, that support the activity of microorganisms in the gut, and which can boost the growth of beneficial bacteria. (…)

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