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05/10/2009 12:20 PM ID: 78663 Permalink   

Could there be the magic in Mushrooms to Beat Swine Flu

 

Mushrooms could improve our health because of a protein called cytokines playing an important role in defending the body against viral infections and tumours, according to researchers at the Tufts University in Massachusetts.

Dietician Glenn Cardwell said: "Laboratory research found the intake of mushrooms may promote innate immunity the body's first line of defence against viruses. Further studies involving influenza infection are now under way to test these findings."

The continuous anxiety about the affects of influenza, predominantly swine flu; suggests that eating a balanced diet increases our immune systems are imperative. This latest research can be found in the Journal of Nutrition.

 
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  I..  
 
will have no problems at all eating these, I adore them.

 
  by: captainJane     05/10/2009 12:31 PM     
  Can someone add...  
 
to the beginning of my summary The tiny white button mushroom. Please?
Oh for that edit button. :(
 
  by: captainJane     05/10/2009 12:42 PM     
  haha  
 
magic mushrooms
 
  by: djskagnetti     05/10/2009 04:00 PM     
  mehh  
 
Too bad I can't stand them, never did, never will. I only eat magic ones.
 
  by: pas content   05/10/2009 04:45 PM     
  So everyone  
 
When there's a flu outbreak in your area, order up a pizza with mushrooms, get plenty of beer and have an "innoculation party". To your health!
 
  by: Ben_Reilly     05/10/2009 05:36 PM     
  Magic Milk  
 
I believe this proteine exists in milk but breaks up at 72 degrees. Long before the boiling point.

I need to get back to breastfeed again.
 
  by: kmazzawi     05/10/2009 05:49 PM     
  kmazzawi  
 
If that were true, it knocks your theory in the head, doesn't it?
 
  by: old man   05/10/2009 06:11 PM     
  :o)  
 
lol great title :P
 
  by: vampira     05/10/2009 06:42 PM     
  LOL  
 
We can boost our immune systems all we want while we are strong. But if we don't catch the virus when our bodies can handle it, we will catch it when we are older and weaker and increasing the odds of dieing from it.
 
  by: slayer06   05/10/2009 07:03 PM     
  @ slayer06  
 
You have the right name mate, because you have just burst my balloon. :(
 
  by: captainJane     05/10/2009 07:10 PM     
  The price of magic mushrooms is down  
 
Mushrooms for ALL!
 
  by: Vhan     05/10/2009 07:43 PM     
  Perfect  
 
And it's totally Morel season here in Missouri, been eating hundreds of them I find in the woods.

YAY!

-np-
 
  by: NicPre     05/11/2009 02:52 AM     
  @ NicPre  
 
Grab me a bucket full too please!
 
  by: captainJane     05/11/2009 03:54 AM     
  Nice!  
 
I was just about to grab a quarter of those magical shrooms today! Now I know that not only are they fun, but now i don't have to worry bout getting the swine flu!
 
  by: Anthrox   05/11/2009 03:40 PM     
  @old man  
 
What you mean? I am not getting it. Just point me to my assigned breast, and let's start saving lives.
 
  by: kmazzawi     05/12/2009 12:44 AM     
  @Cj  
 
Just learnt how to use shortnews ..PROPERLY...DOH..hahahahahaa..

Magic Mushrooms tho..They grow wild on a cliff locally...What wa s= i s--ay==ing..
Man,,FAR OUT........KKKKKKhehehehehehehe.
 
  by: steve2045     05/28/2009 08:11 PM     
  @cj  
 
Hey girl, i skipped the old girl bit cos i found out...LOL..
Well magic mushies are LSD that is Lycergic Acid, (sorry my spell checker just got high...)LMAO.Anyway, it would be really kool if they found a link to it. Or even CANCER..A..
 
  by: steve2045     06/16/2009 08:05 PM     
  @ CJ  
 
" Major Tom TOO ground control "...HAHAHAHAHA..FOMCL...
 
  by: steve2045     06/16/2009 08:07 PM     
  @CJ  
 
And you asked them to help, and help never came.....Sorry Girl i am gonna be rude her right now. THERE ARE WANKERS..getting off on other s..SIEG HIEL.PUNKS.
 
  by: steve2045     06/16/2009 08:11 PM     
 
 
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