Should You Eat Mushrooms to Boost Your Brain and Immune System?

Andrea Breaux
5 min readFeb 19, 2023

Yes, and Here’s Why

Basket of a variety of fresh, just picked mushrooms

It was a brisk, breezy, sunny day at the farmer’s market. The rows of colorful fruits and vegetables displayed were a sight to behold. Every available booth was staffed by expert growers eager to sell their products and share their knowledge and wisdom, giving shoppers an opportunity to learn more about what they were buying. It felt like everyone was vibing and in good spirits as they enjoyed the pleasant atmosphere of the market. LJ smiled and nodded, recognizing the music that filled the air with a joyful, friendly, and energizing rhythm.

He paused to look at his shopping list. As he looked up from it, one particular stand caught his eye. It displayed some of the most luscious mushrooms you could imagine. Lions Mane, Shiitakes, Chanterelles, Porcini, Morels, and many more all there to be seen, admired, and purchased. Each mushroom variety had unique characteristics that made it stand out. The variety was impressive; this mushroom display had something for everyone.

LJ walked over, drawn by the earthy aroma.

“Hi, I’m Miriam. You look a bit overwhelmed. Are you looking for any mushrooms in particular?”

“Yes, I thought I knew what I wanted, but I’m not so sure anymore after seeing all these choices. My wife and I…



Andrea Breaux

Andrea started based on her goal to inspire a shift in consciousness that recognizes food-as-medicine as the core of good health.