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When it comes to health and beauty benefits, mushrooms are simply magnificent, and with that in mind, mushroom bioscience experts, Hifas da Terra – the world’s number one researcher and manufacturer of medicinal mushrooms – have launched a range of organic mushroom superfood powders. The range harnesses the incredible benefits of some of the most powerful varieties, including lion’s mane, reishi, and cordyceps, and by adding just a tablespoon or two to your food or drink, you can start to feel their incredible benefits.
Hania Opienski, naturopath and Mycotherapy Specialist Consultant says: “As a practitioner, I recommend medicinal mushrooms to everyone (unless allergic) to add to their daily self care. As adaptogens, these miraculous fungi are safe for long term consumption, as they help the body to harmonise itself. I think they should be considered another food category, like ‘greens’ or ‘essential fats’, that people should be consuming everyday. These vegan powerhouses provide an array of essential nutrients, some of which you can only get from mushrooms. This includes beta-glucans which not only balance your immune system, but also protect your cells from damage, and help you fight illness for better wellbeing allround.”
FOR ENERGY, STAMINA AND RECOVERY: Cordyceps Vital Over 2,000 scientific articles have been written about cordyceps regarding its effect on the kidneys, liver, genito-urinary and immune systems, and most importantly on energy . Cordyceps also received attention after Chinese athletes broke world records without showing any symptoms of fatigue partly due to a special diet including cordyceps. Several scientific studies have also confirmed that cordyceps increases the use of oxygen in the body, improving power, reducing recovery time and speeding up the removal of lactic acid. Hifas da Terra Cordyceps Vital Powder contains 100% vegan mycelium powder, naturally occurring beta-glucans, vitamins & minerals, and is antimicrobial and naturally antiviral.
FOR DIGESTION AND BRAIN HEALTH: Hericium Digest Powder Studies have shown that lion’s mane mushrooms can help with digestive health by fighting inflammation, which could be beneficial for people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and inflammatory bowel syndrome (IBS). They can also boost immune function and encourage the growth of good bacteria in the gut. Made with 100% pure fruiting body extract of organic Lion’s mane, this powder is rich in polysaccharide probiotic fibre for a healthy gut lining. It also contains bioactive compounds to support the nervous system, as well as helping with memory and cognition.
FOR ANTI-AGING: Reishi AntiOx PowderAlso known as ‘The mushroom of immortality’, reishi has been shown to help with anti-ageing and cell rejuvenation. This powder is also made from 100% pure fruiting body extract of reishi mushrooms and contains naturally occurring beta-glucans, vitamins & minerals, and is anti-inflammatory and antibacterial. Reishi mushrooms may also help with stress, sleep anxiety and irritability and immune function.
To use, add 1 or 2 tablespoons of Hifas da Terra superfoods to your favorite smoothie, yogurt, hot cocoa, rice, soup or whatever you feel like having that day. You’ll notice the difference!
About Hifas da Terra – cultivating organic mushrooms
Hifas da Terra (HdT) is a biotech company dedicated to research and innovation that specialises in the development of medicinal mushroom nutraceuticals. They are proudly an ‘Oxygen Positive’ company – going above and beyond carbon neutral to do their part for the environment. Their team are pioneers in the development of safe nutritional supplements that are trusted by prescribers in Spain, France, Portugal, Italy, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Germany, amongst others.They currently have one of the largest private fungal reserves in Europe and are constantly optimising their cultivation techniques to maintain homogeneous production to provide the highest concentration of active ingredients.
Unlike other mushrooms which are farmed indoors, in unnatural conditions, or on grains, Hifas da Terra grows its mushrooms under the canopy of their magnificent certified organic chestnut tree forest of 120, 000 trees and on organic wood chips in climate controlled mushroom sheds. They are hand-picked, and sun-dried in order to maintain their optimum nutritional value, keeping vitamins, proteins and enzymes intact.
Hifas da Terra has been cultivating organic mushrooms in Galicia for over 20 years. They have promoted sustainable development and annually plant more than 120,000 mycorrhized chestnut trees to re-establish indigenous forests, preserve nature, and traditional rural areas in Europe. Their team of researchers in biotechnology apply their knowledge in Mycology to the continued development of innovative nutraceutical products.
Hifas da Terra superfoods costs £18 for 100g.
Available from hifasdaterra.co.uk