A great source of iron and vitamin D, mushrooms help boost your immune system and are a great source of antioxidants. For those looking to lose weight in 2018, mushrooms help speed up your metabolism, helping you burn fat. We advise Tom Kerridge’s book as it is hot property for 2018! High in selenium, the chemical which has been recommended to women to help prevent the risk of bladder cancer, the wide variety of mushrooms available mean you are sure to find one type that suits you. Already a firm favorite in the Paleo diet, mushrooms can be used in a variety of recipes and plans.