Health Tip: Adding Mushrooms to Your Meals

They're nutritious and low calorie

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(HealthDay News) -- Don't be put off by the fact that mushrooms are a type of fungus. They're nutritious, low-calorie and are quite tasty.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests how to add mushrooms to your daily fare:

  • Grill, sautee or stir-fry mushrooms, then add them to a favorite sauce and whole-grain pasta.
  • Toss mushrooms with vegetables in a whole-grain wrap.
  • Combine tomatoes, squash, peppers and mushrooms on a skewer, then lightly grill.
  • Add mushrooms in an omelet or atop pizza.
  • Flavor soups and risotto dishes with dried mushrooms.

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