Mushrooms are fruiting bodies of fungi, some species of edible mushrooms being used as part of traditional diets, such as a Mediterranean. In this sense, edible mushrooms have emerged as a viable alternative increasingly common in the Brazilian table due to their nutritional properties. This article aimed to evaluate the benefits of the bioactive and nutritional properties of mushrooms on body aesthetics. This study consists of a literature review where an electronic search was performed in the United States: PubMed, Science Direct, Cochrane Library, Scientific Electronic Library, Online Databases (SciELO), Scopus, Web of Science, Medline via Proquest and Capes Periodicals covering the years 1989-2019, using the terms “Nutrient Mushrooms” “Mushrooms, Vitamins, Food Supplementation” “Mushrooms and Nutrition and Micronutrients” “Mushrooms and Nutrition and Macronutrients”“Nutrient Mushrooms and Nutraceuticals “Mushroom and aesthetics” Mushroom and antioxidant. Mushrooms are rich in proteins with good bioavailability, low lipid content and excellent fiber source that can be used as nutritional, advanced for their bioactive compounds, polyphenols and other biological compounds that perform body aesthetic activities.
Keywords: Mushrooms. Macronutrients. Micronutrients. Body Aesthetics.
Vinicius Umbelino de Freitas;
Anna Ingrid Soares de Sousa Espindola;
Catarina Melissa Carlos de Castro;
Fernando Liberalino Fernandes ;
Ninodja Kadja Peixoto Nóbrega;
Jenifer Kristina Alves Almeida;
Fausto Pierdoná Guzen.