Long used for healing in Asia, meaty shiitakes are one of the best foods to eat for health, boasting a special combination of antioxidants that boost immune function and lower oxidative stress in the body. Try substituting mushrooms for meat in meals -- it slashes calories and improves your well-being without leaving you hungry, according to a study in the journal Appetite.



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  • Heat oven to 425 degrees. Cut 4 pieces parchment paper (12-by-16 inches each). Divide rice among each parchment piece. Top with mushrooms and thyme. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with oil.

  • On a rimmed baking sheet, bake until packet is puffed and mushrooms are cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes. Divide greens and squeeze with lemon.