Aug 22

Gut Health

Mushrooms for Blood Sugar Balance

Wed 10th August 2022, 05:30pm

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Mushrooms for Blood Sugar Balance

With Mycotherapist Romina Melwani

How can mushrooms help with blood sugar management?

Many studies have shown the benefits of mushrooms for blood sugar regulation. A recent study found that consuming edible mushrooms fibres can modify the gut microbiome leading to improved glycemic control which has implications for metabolic diseases, potentially reducing risk for diabetes. Learn how mushrooms can work in:

  • inhibiting of glucose absorption
  • enhancing antioxidant defence
  • attenuating inflammation
  • regulating of insulin-dependent signaling pathways

Mushrooms are believed to contain more than 150 active compounds, which include polysaccharides, dietary fibre, prebiotics, active enzymes, B vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin D and minerals zinc, selenium and many other nutrients.

Beta-glucans a compound in mushrooms are a soluble dietary fibre that has been shown to aid blood sugar modulation which is beneficial for people with diabetes.

Discover the power of mushrooms for blood sugar balancing

Join us for a unique masterclass on blood sugar management using medicinal mushrooms with Mycotherapist Romina Melwani 

This webinar will be awarded 1.5 CPD points by the Naturopathic Nutrition Association, the GNC and the NTOI in according with its guidelines.


Romina Melwani

Mycoptherapist and registered Nutritional Therapist

Romina is a Mycotherapist practitioner and registered nutritional therapist specialising in immune health and mushroom therapy. Her passion lies in discovering the power of mushroom compounds to support a myriad of chronic conditions including inflammatory disorders, gut health and cancer. She is also the founder of The Nutrition Collective, a high impact educational events for healthcare practitioners with the vision to make them accessible and affordable.