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Are Fungi Protein Powders Healthy?

by Fabian Jackson

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On the hunt for a new plant-based protein powder? Mushroom protein might just be the solution to your search – but are they good for you?  

So, what is mushroom protein powder? 

It’s pretty much what’s written on the tin (or bag). Mushroom protein powder is exactly what you’d expect; It’s dried and powdered mushrooms that have a high protein content making it a perfect pre or post-workout refuel. It’s also used as a dietary supplement.

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Is mushroom protein powder healthy?  

To put it simply, yes. As part of a balanced and nutritious diet, mushroom protein powders can act as a beneficial supplement to an active and healthy lifestyle. 

Mushroom protein powder benefits

Fungi protein powders can be made from any type of edible mushroom but you’re most likely to find reishi, lion’s mane, and shiitake varieties used for their high protein and fibre content. This is great for gut and heart health. 

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As well as those important health factors, mushroom protein powder is even considered to provide:

  • Significant energy boosts 
  • Improve focus 
  • Cognitive capacity
  • And even athletic performance

Keep your plant-based health questions coming our way!


By Fabian Jackson
Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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