Maitake mushrooms (Grifola frondosa) have been used over the centuries to treat many illnesses.   They are now being used to treat diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity, the triucmvirate of nutritonal diseases. These illnesses are driving an epidemic of chronic illnesses in America.   This delicious food is a valuable ally in the fight against these nutritional diseases.   Maitake have been called many names over the years and…