Mushrooms and Cognitive Function

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This random controlled trial showed improved cognitive function in 30 Japanese men and women between the age of 50 and 80 years.  All of these participants had mild cognitive impairment.  This improvement was shown after 16 weeks of consumption of dry powder of the Yamabushitake mushroom