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Quality of tofu and other soy products by Lester Hankin

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Published by Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven .
Written in English


  • Tofu,
  • Soyfoods

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Lester Hankin and J. Gordon Hanna
SeriesBulletin / Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 810, Bulletin (Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 810.
ContributionsHanna, J. Gordon
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24663509M

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consumed are unfermented, and soymilk, tofu and processed soy products other than tofu account for about 80 percent of total soy consumption [27]. Another basis for developing an intake guideline is the amount of soy protein and isoflavones shown to favorably affect health outcomes in clinical and epidemiologic studies. The most frequent sources of soy foods were not whole or minimally processed soy foods, but rather soy sauce, breakfast or diet drinks, tofu, diet bars, and soy protein isolate powder. The mean amount of isoflavones in the “high” category was about 19 mg. daidzein and 27 mg. genistein daily—a modest amount compared with Asian populations. The popularity of The Book of Tofu and the rising new tofu industry led to the publication a host of books on tofu by other authors. Early ones included The Heartsong Tofu Cookbook (Heartsong ), Tofu Goes West (Landgrebe ), and Tofu Madness (Olszewski ). 12 rows  Soy foods come in dozens of forms. Some types of soy are used as ingredients in .

Most fresh soy and soy-based products – edamame, tofu, and textured soy/vegetable protein, for example – are bad news. Fermented soy may be another story, depending on how well you tolerate it. Fermentation destroys the lectins and phytic acid in fresh soy, but the fermentation process produces histamine, the same chemical your body makes. The Whole Soy Cookbook, delicious, nutritious, easy-to-prepare Recipes featuring tofu, tempeh, and various forms of nature's healthiest Bean [Greenberg, Patricia] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Whole Soy Cookbook, delicious, nutritious, easy-to-prepare Recipes featuring tofu, tempeh, and various forms of nature's healthiest BeanReviews:   Is Soy Safe? Now that you know what tofu is and how it is made, the next question is, is it healthy? A few years ago, early animal studies created some bad publicity for soy foods by claiming the estrogen-like compounds found in soy may raise the risk of hormone related cancers. Other rumors declared that men who ate soy foods would develop boobs.   Include soy foods as part of a healthy diet, but taking soy supplements is not recommended. Popular soy foods. Tofu (soybean curd): Tofu is a soft-cheese like food that comes in a variety of textures. Firmer tofu is used for grilling, soups and stir-fries, while softer versions can be blended or pureed into smoothies, mousses and dips.