The egg has been one of the main victims of the absurd war that has been waged during the last few decades against the cholesterol. It all started in the 40's when Ancel Keys he began his particular struggle against the saturated fats. Such was their fanaticism and hatred of fat that ended up earning him the nickname of Mr. Cholesterol.
Sadly, despite not exist not a single clinical study to support their crazy theories, the influence of his ideas has come to our days. In fact, to speak of "cholesterol" we owe it to Ancel Keys.
Reishi is the common name of the medicinal fungus Ganoderma lucidum. In its vast majority is grown in China and Japan, where it is applied in the oriental medicine for more than 3,000 years.
During the last two decades have been studied in the west, their properties, and there are numerous studies that attest to the virtues of this mushroom. The main benefits of the consumption of Reishi are two: antioxidant effect and immune system booster (immunomodulation).
Did you know that collagen is the main component of skin and bones. Collagen is a protein that is responsible for producing fibres, the collagen fibers. More than 25% of the mass of protein in our body is collagen. There are 21 different types of collagen in function of the genetic differences of its molecules.
The collagen fibers are characterized by being flexible and very resistant to traction. An example are the collagen fibers of the tendons human that support several hundred kilograms per square centimeter before it breaks.