Mushroom – a health tonic

Mushroom – a health tonic

Protein content of mushroom is very close to milk, soyabean and animal food. They contain all essential amino acids. Some of the mushrooms are rich in lysine and tryhptophan. They are rich in vitamins and minerals.
Mushrooms are rich in folic acid, vitamin B12 and iron. One third of iron found in mushrooms is present in available form. Thus they are good for anaemic patients.
They are low in sugar content and thus are good for diabetics.
Being low in carbohydrate and fat and high in protein and vitamins, mushrooms form ideal item for those who want to loose weight.
Mushroom proteins are digested easily and thus are good for children and elderly.
They also contain Vitamin C and D and minerals like calcium, phosphorus, potassium, copper and iron. These are good for bone formation.
Some mushroom extracts have shown cholesterol lowering effects.

Mushroom or Manchurian tea is considered a very healthy drink. This is made from a type of mushroom which originated in the Russian region of Kargasok, where most of the people lived well over hundred years. It is also claimed that this tea lowers high blood pressure, prevents premature wrinkling of skin.
Mushroom extracts induce interferom formation which plays a crucial role in the defense mechanism against viral infection. Mushroom extract also has high amount of retene that has an antagonistic effect on some tumors.

Mushrooms have been used in traditional herbal medicines in China and Japan for thousands of years, and Asian mushrooms are commonly used for pain relief and in treating diseases like arthritis.

Mushrooms play a vital part in nature’s eco-system.

They break down dead animals and plants into food needed by other animals and living plants.

More than 1,000 species of insects and animals rely on mushrooms for food and shelter.

Tea and its benefits



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About Manbir & Gurpreet

Gurpreet Kaur’s journey in this world .... Gurpreet Kaur was a Musician. She was a singer and a composer of music. Her interest was composing and singing Gurbani Shabads in Indian Classical style. She sang Shabads in All the Raags mentioned in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. She also taught Gurmat Sangeet at Gurmat Gian Missionary College, Jawadi, Ludhiana. Elder child to Pushpinder Kaur and Dr. Brig. Harminder Singh, was born in Amritsar on 13th Jan 1962. She attended various convent schools as a child because her father would get frequent Army postings as a dental surgeon. She graduated with Music Honors from Govt. College for Women, Chandigarh. Music was her hobby and she composed and sang Raag based Gurbani Shabads. Doing Kirtan was part of growing up nurtured by her parents. She learned music from her father Dr. Brigadier Harminder Singh who was a dental surgeon in Indian Army and a very good singer himself. Gurpreet’s Bhua (father’s sister), Ajit Kaur retied as a Head of Department of Music from Govt. College for Women Ludhiana, and was a renounced Punjabi singer of her time. Gurpreet Kaur also learned nuances of Indian Classical Music from Pandita Sharma. She was a mother of three children, and a grandmother. Her daughter Keerat Kaur is a Computer Engineer. Her two sons Gurkeerat Singh and Jaskeerat Singh are doctors in USA. Her daughter Keerat Kaur too was part of her group ~ Gurmat Gian Group. Gurpreet Kaur left this world at the age of 54yrs on 12th Sept 2016 in Baltimore USA. She had recorded around 25 cds of Gurbani Keertan. 'Raag Ratan' Album (6 CDs) is a Compilation of Shabads in All the 31 Sudh Raags of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. 'Gauri Sagar' Album (3 CDs) is a Compilation of All forms of Raag Gauri in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. 'Nanak Ki Malhaar' ~ ((3 CDs) is an album of Raag Malhar Shabads in various forms of Malhar. 'Gur Parsaad Basant Bana' ~ (3 CDs) is an album of Shabads in Raag Basant sung in various forms of Raag Basant. Har Ki Vadeyai Sarni Aayea Sewa Priya Kee Preet Piyaree Mohan Ghar Aavho Karo Jodariya Mo Kao Taar Le Raama Taar Le Tere Kavan Kavan Gun Keh Keh Gawan Mera Baid Guru Govinda Saajanrraa Mera Saajanrraa

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