Each mushroom species has its own functional superpower, so these nutritional powerhouses can help support everything from brain health and immune defense to natural energy and youthful radiance. “Mushrooms are a truly unique superfood,” says Sandra Carter (M.A., MPH, Ph.D.), integrative health expert and founder of Om Mushrooms. “They contain many key nutrients like super antioxidants, prebiotics, and digestive enzymes that we have a hard time getting from other plant or animal sources, which makes them an essential part of activating and balancing our immune system, nerve and brain health, and cardiovascular system.” READ MORE