Mushrooms for Flu Season: Best Immune System Support

Flu Season - Functional Mushroom Gummies for Troomy Nootropics in Whittier, CA

It's about time for flu season again, and your immune system needs you more than ever.

Dealing with the flu all winter long shouldn't be a big hassle you have to spend a bunch of time preparing for. Additionally, your family shouldn't either. One kid in the class getting the flu turns into two weeks of recovery for the whole family. 

Luckily, there are alternatives to keep you healthy and prepare for flu season. Here are some tips from our team at Troomy on how to keep your body safe from the flu, as well as ideas for being proactive in avoiding it.

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Why are Mushrooms Good for Flu Season and My Immune System?

Antioxidant Properties

Studies have shown that significant antioxidant support maintains in mushrooms today that make them safe bets to support your health. Oxidative stress is what these properties primarily target, which have been linked to creating a lack of balance in your body when processing food, as well as your metabolism's effectiveness.

Steady mushroom intake can combat these issues and keep your body's functionality in check with antioxidative support to your immune system. 

Inflammation Reduction

Everyone hates getting stuffy and feeling sick, right? When your body struggles with inflammation, chances are you're going to feel even worse. Mushrooms have luckily been connected to reducing inflammation and also proactively preventing it. 

This reduction may not make the passing of the flu itself quicker, but it could reduce the symptoms to benefit your comfort and feeling better in your immune system.

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Antibacterial Properties

Bacteria builds up in the body constantly. Your internal systems try to regulate this bacteria and keep your body both clean and healthy, but it's nearly impossible to regulate all of it.

Luckily, mushrooms are a great help. With several species of mushrooms, you can support keeping that bacteria neutralized with antibacterial properties. 


Getting your daily nutrition with a strong source of vitamins is never easier than it is with mushrooms. Raw, cooked, powdered, or even in gummy form, you can find the support for your daily nutrition in vitamins with mushrooms. 

Although, be mindful to not replace your entire nutrition habits with mushrooms or supplements of any kind for vitamins. Supplements should be additional, not replacing your current eating habits. Keep your health consistent with a strong pairing of both.

Parasite Health

Parasites can be frustrating to deal with even when you aren't feeling sick. They can extend how long it takes wounds to heal, hurt your nutrition, interrupt sleep, and more. However, they're even worse during flu season. Especially if the sickness is lingering and your body starts to break down while you're feeling sick, you're probably going to have a tougher time with daily activity.

Try implementing mushrooms into your diet to kick your body into gear when you're trying to feel better. You can even try mushroom-based recipes here to try and amend those viruses and parasites fast.

Although, prep time for making meals can be strenuous when you are sick. Fortunately, we've got some quick alternatives to get you back on your feet.

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How Can I Add Mushrooms Into My Diet for Flu Season?

Supplements and Nootropics

Supplements are a great route to go for getting mushroom nutrients fast. They are quick, wallet-friendly, have a long shelf life, are easy to add to any diet, and take zero prep time. These superfoods are the perfect solution to getting you back on your feet with quality immune system support.

What are Nootropics?

Nootropics are natural or synthetic blends that target supporting brain health, increasing focus, elevating energy, better sleep, and more. You probably already use some of the most popular blends (creatine and caffeine) in your coffee or workouts, but there's a ton that are left untapped.

When blended with functional mushrooms, mushroom nootropics can be a game-changer for your immune system and flu-season health. These all-natural blends can target a variety of deficiencies, and also make you more productive.

The best part about nootropics? It makes mushrooms easy to eat. They don't have to be cooked up or anything special. You can pop a gummy or add a tablespoon of powder to your tea and be on the go instantly.

Mushroom Gummy Nootropic Blends for Immune System Support and Flu Season Relief

With mushroom nootropics, you get the best of both worlds giving your body support. While you can completely customize your gummy choices around your needs, we recommend starting with Daily. Daily is a fantastic blend of 14 different mushrooms that are the perfect pairing for flu season. Otherwise, Boost and Sleep are great for getting you through the day, and also helping you get the rest you need to recover.

To get started, find our top-five blends here to help you get through flu season. Then, you can also target other benefits when your body is ready to get back to work, and might need a bit of a kick to get going again in the office or classroom.

Whatever you needs are, we have the blend with Troomy gummies. Start finding your "True Me" and get through flu season with our mushroom gummy 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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