Adding Mushrooms to Your Plant-Based Diet

Adding Mushrooms to Your Plant-Based Diet

Plant-based diets are hard to adapt to without a strong base in your diet. One of those foundation pieces that are a great place to start are functional mushrooms. Here are some tips from our team at Troomy to get started.

As a superfood, mushrooms are massive sources of daily nutrients for your diet. Low in fat and sugars, they have zero cholesterol or gluten, and are edible in all forms. Despite being served raw, cooked, and in supplement form, the toughest part for most is simply getting them worked into their diet successfully. Luckily, it can be a lot easier than it seems.

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Why Try a Plant-Based Diet?

Plant-based diets are skyrocketing in popularity, and for good reason. Your daily nutrition is completely reshaped once you start getting all those extra veggies, vitamins, and more.

However, you need to be careful with how you incorporate your plant-based diet into your health. Jumping straight from eating normally to cutting meats and other non plant-based foods can put your health at great risk than benefit. That's why it's important to consider all the factors of having a plant-based diet, as well as what mushrooms can do to impact this diet as superfoods.

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Most Impactful Factors In Mushrooms to Your Plant-Based Diet


  • Vitamin D
  • Ergothioneine
  • Fiber
  • Protein
  • Selenium

What Benefits Do These Plant-Based Nutrients Create?

Healthier Immune System

The macronutrients you get in a mushroom can quickly support your immune system. This comes through in Vitamin D, Vitamin B6, and Selenium primarily, which are found in medicinal (also known as functional) mushrooms for the majority. 

Lower Cholesterol

With a plant-based diet, your cholesterol is already being targeted heavily to be lowered. But with mushrooms, these can act as a strong substitute for some larger meat proteins like red meat. Several mushrooms in common culinary use won’t directly lower cholesterol but keep it maintained at a lower level.

Gut Health

Gut health is undervalued for most. It impacts your digestion, mood, energy, and more. At your core, it’s a key piece of how you function throughout the day, and you need to keep it as healthy as possible.

Natural Antibodies

As a part of your immune system, natural antibody production is maintained at a strong level for lymphocytes that can keep your body healthy. 

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How Can I Get Mushrooms Into My Diet Fast?

Cooking With Mushrooms

Loads of mushroom recipes flood the internet today, and you can virtually account for any food allergy, low-calorie, high-calorie, or other needs. Then, you can adjust them to be plant-based as well. Otherwise, here are some classic plant-based recipes to try also.


Additionally, mushrooms are superfoods that have been pushed to nootropic form. Nootropics are natural or synthetic blends of nutrients that support a healthier brain, increased energy, better focus, and more.


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Get Started With Troomy Nootropics Today!

At Troomy Nootropics, we've lovingly crafted our gummy blends to have major support in your daily routine. Whether you have trouble sleeping, need more energy, want to reduce anxiety, or have better focus, find the Troomy blend that suits your needs best here

Don't wait to get mushrooms into your diet fast. Start finding your "True Me" with Troomy Nootropics today!

Alex Heining

About the Author

Alex Heining is a major supporter and activist of mushroom-powered wellness, and has been a leader on our Troomy Nootropics team since day one. As a graduate from the University of Oregon and marketer in the Los Angeles area, he constantly aims to increase activity and acquire more knowledge on ever-changing innovations in the fungi industry today.

Over our first year as a company, he’s combined his efforts with our top blending strategists to inform the Troomy community on developments in mushroom-powered wellness, while developing delicious, functionally-powerful gummies for daily use. Whether he’s in the weightroom, studying new extraction methods, or working on some new songs, he’ll always be ready to talk your ear off about different ways you can find your “True Me” with Troomy.


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