Behind the Buzz of Mushroom Coffee — Are There Health Benefits?

Health-conscious brands are investing in therapeutic’shrooms in the form of coffee, combining ground java beans and powdered fungi for the ultimate morning pick-me-up. Medicinal mushrooms, such as chaga, reishi, and lion’s mane, are touted by wellness gurus for being beneficial to overall health by reducing inflammation, beating fatigue, or boosting immunity. Health-conscious brands are investing in these fungi in the form of coffee, combining ground java beans and powdered fungi for the ultimate morning pick-me-up with the same taste as your favorite roast. Jack Savage, founder of the mushroom coffee company Everyday Dose, told The Post that the jury is still out on whether sipping on a chaga java could provide notable health benefits. However, products from brands like Renude promise more energy, better cognition, and improved gut health without the hallmark jitters from caffeine overkill. Experts agree that the mushrooms are nutrient-packed, but some are skeptical as to whether the powdered versions carry the same punch.

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