Theo Runner’s World, các vận động viên điền kinh hay người đam mê chạy bộ thường chú trọng khẩu phần ăn, trong đó ưu tiên các loại thực phẩm giàu vitamin và khoáng chất để giữ cơ xương chắc khỏe, trái tim mạnh mẽ. Green leafy vegetables, onions and chili also bring many benefits to the body, especially mushrooms.
Một nghiên cứu trên tạp chí Food Science & Nutrition cho thấy, thêm khoảng 84 mg nấm hoặc nửa chén vào chế độ ăn hàng ngày có thể tăng lượng vi chất dinh dưỡng, nhất là vitamin D, kali, chất xơ và kẽm... According to the United States Department of Agriculture, one serving of mushrooms is one cup or 70 grams.)
Potassium and fiber play an important role for runner, helping to keep the digestive system working regularly, however, most runners do not get the required amount.
Natalie Rizzo - nutritionist in New York (USA) - thinks mushrooms are healthy and easy supplement to meals, including diet, because of low calorie, carbohydrate, fat and sodium content.. They also contain antioxidants, restore the body after exercise, and boost the immune system. "Mushrooms are also a good source of vitamin D," he stressed.
There are many types of mushrooms such as: shiitakes, portobello mushrooms and fat mushrooms (white mushrooms, the scientific name is Agaricus bisporus). Runner can be cooked or eaten raw. Ảnh: Gardenmanage.
Rizzo says there are many functional fungi, of which Chaga (Inonotus obliquus) or lion's mane (Hericium erinaceus) has high antioxidant properties, often formulated as a supplement.
"Eating mushrooms on a regular basis is not harmful, but it's not a cure," says the expert.
What is the best way to eat mushrooms?
According to Rizzo, mushrooms are naturally high in vitamin D - a fat-soluble vitamin, so cooking mushrooms in oil can increase the absorption of vitamin D. However, eating it any way is fine, even taking three meals. one day is no problem.
"If you want to get vitamin D, I highly recommend that you eat them at least once a day," Rizzo stressed.
However, if you think you are deficient in vitamin D (a lot of people have this condition), runners should see your doctor, do a simple blood test to understand the situation, and then adjust your diet.
The runner is often advised to add mushrooms to the diet for strong skeletal muscles, good for strong exercise. Ảnh: Polar.
"Vitamin D is essential for calcium absorption and maintaining strong bones - important for runners who always have joint problems while running. They are also a source of B vitamins, which help break down proteins," fats and carbohydrates: Mushrooms also contain potassium - an electrolyte that plays a role in the balance of fluids and minerals, helping to control blood pressure, "added the expert.
(Theo Runner’s World)