Mushrooms have long been researched for their myriad of health benefits due to their unique and powerful combination of nutrients.

Did you know that one cup of mushrooms can contain 100% of your vitamin D needs, if they are exposed to sunlight or UV lamp? 

Australian Mushrooms and Hort Innovation are currently working with Nutrition Research Australia to help educate health professionals on the unique health benefits of mushrooms.  

Resources for Health Professionals

 This information and more, can be found via Nutrition Research Australia's Mushroom Hub.

Webinar for Health Professionals: When it comes to vitamin D, two sources are best.

Did you know that 1 in 4 Australians are vitamin D deficient? Yet interestingly, Australians spend over $100 million a year on vitamin D supplements and we also have the highest rate of skin cancer globally.  

In a first-of-its kind webinar, Dr Flávia Fayet-Moore and GP Dr Jill Gamberg present a new way to improve vitamin D status and address this nutrient of concern for all Australians. It's as simple as tanning our mushrooms! 

In this webinar, you’ll learn about:

  • Pros and cons of different strategies to improve vitamin D status

  • How to determine which clients are at risk

  • Lifestyle strategies to meet vitamin D needs

  • New research on mushrooms and the connection to vitamin D

  • At the end of the webinar, you’ll understand why when it comes to vitamin D, two sources are best.