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A Quick guide about high blood pressure - hypertension – and why mushrooms are a good idea - Nummies

A Quick guide about high blood pressure - hypertension – and why mushrooms are a good idea

At Nummies we are very aware and understanding of the difficulties we face on daily basis trying to maintain a healthy diet. It’s not easy and we know it. I’ll try to make it easier. Let us have a quick look at the importance of cardiovascular health. It’s safe to say cardiovascular health is crucial for overall well-being and reduced risk of heart disease and related complications. What determines heart health in general are exactly factors such as blood pressure( lower blood pressure or higher blood pressure) cholesterol levels, and heart function. What is called Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a common condition that could lead to increased risk of heart attack and stroke.


Now to the good news!

The Power of Mushrooms Recent studies have demonstrated potential cardiovascular benefits of mushrooms, specially types like reishi mushroom and shiitake Mushroom which are two of the most used mushrooms here at Nummies. These mushrooms are rich in essential nutrients like vitamin D and mushroom polysaccharides and they have been linked to hypotensive effects and improved heart function. Amazing! Take a step to incorporate these edible mushrooms into your diet, whether through dietary supplements or cooking, these fungi can be a simple and delicious way to support health and lower the risk of cardiovascular problems . Why not start today? Our mushrooms based gummies go from performance and energy, relaxation and sleep to immune system boosting. A range of delicious and easy to incorporate gummies.

Diet Diet Diet!

We have been saying for a long time that diet is super important. We don’t expect anyone to have the perfect diet every single day, but to have dietary approaches on your mind and ideas on what to eat is very important. For example, think of a Mediterranean diet that focus on the consumption of whole foods, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins. If you can, and I dare to say, integrate these medicinal mushrooms into it, even better! these dietary patterns can provide nutritional bioactive compounds and positive effects on blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Not to mention the power of good diet in providing a healthy immune system.

Phytotherapy Research:

We are always searching for new information and recent phytotherapy research study have also demonstrated the potential role of mushrooms as natural hypotensive(low blood pressure) agents. This is due to Compounds found in mushrooms, such as ganoderma lucidum and maitake mushroom polysaccharides.


 In conclusion, it’s not about the magic mushrooms but about the magic of mushrooms and its various types. They are a good addition to health conditions in general as well as a delicious substitute for red meat. Whether enjoyed as part of a heart-healthy diet or supplemented for additional nutritional support, mushrooms like reishi and shiitake can be a great addition to your wellness routine. The health benefits of mushrooms are undeniable! Take on the power of mushrooms for a happier, healthier you.







1. News Medical. (n.d.). How eating mushrooms may lower blood pressure levels. Retrieved from:

2. Zhang, J., Li, Y., Dong, J., Cai, C., Li, Z., Song, Y., … & Yang, Y. (2023). A Review of the Beneficial Effects of Edible Mushrooms on Hypertension. Phytotherapy Research, 1-13. doi:10.1002/ptr.7865



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