A powerful source of health and nutrition
At Monaghan, we believe that health is not just about prevention, but holistic wellbeing. We know that mushrooms have a key role to play in shaping the future of food and helping people on their journey to live happier, healthier lives. Mushrooms are one of the very few non-animal sources of vitamin D too, making them an ideal staple for consumers with vegetarian or vegan diet.
Mushrooms are a powerful, nutrient-rich food with loads of health-boosting properties. They're versatile too which makes them a great addition to many recipes for added vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. At Monaghan, we're incredibly passionate about the nutritional benefits that mushrooms provide to consumers and we're on a mission to share these amazing benefits with the world. Just 80g of mushrooms provides one of your five-a-day. This could be served as 14 baby button mushrooms, 4 large closed cup mushrooms or 1 large flat mushroom. Make your choice depending on what type of meal you're in the mood for!
Mushrooms. So many B vitamins, they could make a tomato blush! Mushrooms aren’t just tasty, you know. They’re really good for you. They’re a natural source of vitamins B2, B3 and B5, which help you build a stronger immune system. As well as Folic Acid B vitamins play a crucial role in maintain good health and well-being and help reduce tiredness and fatigue. They also contribute to the maintenance of normal skin. And as they’re low in fat, low in calories and just 80g counts as a quick way to one of your five-a-day, they’re the ideal filler-upper.
Vitamin B12, derived from mushrooms, plays a crucial role in brain health, red blood cell formation, normal function of the nervous system, and regulation of the immune system. It is also known for fighting fatigue and enhancing energy levels.
Our mushroom farmers across the globe are naturally enhancing mushrooms with vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin. Our passion for these sunny sponges drives our desire to educate consumers on the health benefits of eating our mushrooms and in particular, those enriched with vitamin D. Mushrooms are the only fruit or vegetable source of this critical vitamin.
For more information on the power of Vitamin D Mushrooms check out Mushrooms are Magic »
Based on closed cup mushroom size (50mm), 4 mushrooms will provide 100% of vitamin D RDA.
Part of your five-a-day!
Mushrooms are full of vitamins and minerals. They're a good source of copper, niacin (vitamin B3), vitamin B5, potassium, phosphorus and iron. Mushrooms are also high in antioxidants like selenium and glutathione. These antioxidants are believed to protect cells from damage and reduce chronic disease and inflammation.