Health Professionals

Health Professionals

At the Mushroom Council, we share your passion for improving public health and admire your hard work to help today’s consumers make healthier choices.

Long celebrated as a superfood source of powerful nutrients, fresh mushrooms are a healthy addition to your plate. Mushrooms provide many of the same nutritional benefits as vegetables, as well as attributes commonly found in meat, beans and grains.

RD Toolkit Materials

Mushroom Monday is an all-new campaign to create a special day each week for us all to gather around the plate to enjoy one of the most delicious, nutritious and Earth-friendly foods: the fresh mushroom. The Mushroom Council® has created a Mushroom Monday toolkit for RDs featuring Mushroom Monday materials:

& Research

The Mushroom Council has spent more than a decade investing in scientific research to better understand the nutritional benefits of mushrooms. These fact sheets address some of today’s most relevant nutrition topics from weight management to sustainability. This section is designed for health professionals and the audiences they serve.

Retail Dietitians

This section is designed exclusively for retail dietitians to support you as you help shoppers make healthier choices. We’re here to assist you in your efforts by providing you with resources and are available to provide consultation and training on how to increase mushroom sales and get The Blend™ on the menu at your retailer’s deli or grocerant.


Proper nutrition plays an important role in enhancing athletic performance. Mushrooms’ team of nutrients and health profile are ideal for a sports performance diet. There is no better way for amateur and professional athletes in all sports to power up with B-vitamins, riboflavin and complex carbs found in mushrooms.

Nutrition News About Mushrooms

Sign up for our quarterly newsletter for health professionals filled with up-to-date nutrition news, recipes and more.


The Mushroom Council participates in a number of noteworthy industry events, samplings, presentations, conference and tradeshows. See what Nutrition events we are attending this year.

All About Mushrooms

Mushrooms are nature’s hidden treasure: always in season and grown year-round. Learn more about the magnificent mushroom – from nutritional benefits to umami – we shed some light on this versatile superfood.

Press Releases

Find our past and present press releases distributed by the Mushroom Council.