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Which nutrients are in truffles?

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The exact nutrients in truffles will depend on which kind you eat, but they're all a rich source of amino acids and minerals, including:

  • Phosphorus
  • Copper
  • Manganese
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
  • Vitamins A, B, C, D, and K

From: Health Benefits of Truffles WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "Mushrooms and Truffles: Historical Biofactories for Complementary Medicine in Africa and in the Middle East."

Food Chemistry: "Phenolic profile, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and cytotoxic activities of black (Tuber aestivum Vittad.) and white (Tuber magnatum Pico) truffles."

FEMS Microbiology Letters: "Truffles: Much More Than a Prized and Local Fungus Delicacy."

Chemical and Engineering News: "What makes truffles so enticing, and are foodies unwittingly enjoying synthetic scents?"

AMB Express:Tuber "Nutritional value, chemical composition and antioxidant activity of three species from China."

Mycological Society of San Francisco: "Truffles."

Multnomah County Environmental Health Department: "Chef's Connection: Wild Mushrooms & Truffles: Buying from a Private Harvester."

Institute for Culture and Ecology: "Oregon Truffle Market Analysis."

USDA Branded Food Products Database: "Tartufi Di Fassia Whole Black Summer Truffles."

Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences:Terfezia claveryi "Antioxidant, anticancer, apoptosis properties and chemical composition of black truffle ."

Utah State University: "Gold in the Soil: Truffles."

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: "Allergy to Truffle Oil?"

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on July 12, 2019

SOURCES:

Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "Mushrooms and Truffles: Historical Biofactories for Complementary Medicine in Africa and in the Middle East."

Food Chemistry: "Phenolic profile, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and cytotoxic activities of black (Tuber aestivum Vittad.) and white (Tuber magnatum Pico) truffles."

FEMS Microbiology Letters: "Truffles: Much More Than a Prized and Local Fungus Delicacy."

Chemical and Engineering News: "What makes truffles so enticing, and are foodies unwittingly enjoying synthetic scents?"

AMB Express:Tuber "Nutritional value, chemical composition and antioxidant activity of three species from China."

Mycological Society of San Francisco: "Truffles."

Multnomah County Environmental Health Department: "Chef's Connection: Wild Mushrooms & Truffles: Buying from a Private Harvester."

Institute for Culture and Ecology: "Oregon Truffle Market Analysis."

USDA Branded Food Products Database: "Tartufi Di Fassia Whole Black Summer Truffles."

Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences:Terfezia claveryi "Antioxidant, anticancer, apoptosis properties and chemical composition of black truffle ."

Utah State University: "Gold in the Soil: Truffles."

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: "Allergy to Truffle Oil?"

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on July 12, 2019

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