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June 8, 2010 | 1 minute read

Keen on Quinoa — and Mushrooms

Besides being a good Scrabble word, quinoa (“keenwah”) is a really beneficial whole grain. Find out why in today’s Health-e-Recipe for Quinoa with Mushrooms and Squash. Sample the first crop of summer squash – zucchini and yellow “crookneck” – along with mushrooms in this recipe.

Mushrooms contain ergosterol, a compound that turns into vitamin D, plus the cancer-fighting mineral selenium. With AICR funding, researchers at the Beckman Research Institute’s City of Hope in Los Angeles found that white button and other kinds of mushrooms suppressed production of aromatase, a substance that fuels production of the hormone estrogen – linked to increased risk of post-menopausal breast cancer. So enjoy this all-around excellent recipe for cancer prevention. Receive Health-e-Recipes each week: click here.

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