Cognitive Enhancing Mushrooms + Why You Need Them

Cognitive Enhancing Mushrooms + Why You Need Them

Fueling your brain with cognitive enhancing mushrooms is somewhat of a brain hack adopted by successful entrepreneurs like Neil Patel. Two leaders of the super-mushroom pack are Lion’s Mane and Chaga, which have been used for centuries for their beneficial effects and have been gaining popularity in the present day. 

Functional edible mushrooms might sound a bit scary but they are anything but! These nutrient-enriched mushrooms support brain health, boost concentration, mood, and they are loaded with adaptogens. Here’s the low down on these fun-guys.


Lion’s Mane

Found deep in the woods growing on hardwood trees is Lion’s Mane, a medicinal mushroom that has been used in Chinese medicine for centuries. This fluffy, bright white mushroom earned its name purely by it’s looks. Lion’s Mane is often used for cooking and or taken in capsule form. 

In addition to being wildly delicious, the list of benefit’s from this powerful ingredient continues to grow today. In various studies, Lion’s Mane has been linked to brain health and has been used by Buddhist monks to help focus during meditation, and now by many for a creative boost and uptick in productivity.

In 2010 a study found that Lion’s Mane consumers found an uplift in their overall mood! 


Chaga mushrooms typically grow in colder regions and environments and is often on birch trees. Chaga has a dark and charredexterior with a rich bright orange and gold exterior. Not only are these guys rich in color but also in a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients.

Chaga mushrooms have also been used for centuries as traditional medicine in Northern Europe and Russia to improve overall health and  immunity. Chaga naturally contains its own beta-glucans which are powerful immune boosters. Double up on Chaga when you're feeling under the weather to fortify your defenses and boost overall wellness. 

How do you add Lion's Mane and Chaga to your diet?

Adding these mushrooms to your diet is easy, you have the option of cooking them, consuming them individually by capsule, and or the easist way in VitaCups's Focus Coffee blend. Focus Coffee is a cognitive enhancing medium roast infused with BOTH Lion's Mane and Chaga mushrooms, along with essential vitamins and inulin, a powerful fiber that keeps you feeling fuller, longer.  These coffee pods are packed with nutrients to fuel your body and mind. Best of all, there is no mushroom taste just premium 100% Arabica bean coffee. Kickstart your productivity with maximum concentration with Focus Coffee. 

Interested in natural ways to boost focus. Check out our post - 8 Ways to Boost Focus Today.



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