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The Nuance

Are Mushrooms Really a Miracle Food?

Mushrooms are having a moment—and for good reason

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Every week, the Nuance will go beyond the basics, offering a deep and researched look at the latest science and expert insights on a buzzed-about health topic.

TThe mushroom business is booming. Worldwide production is up 30-fold since the late 1970s…

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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.

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