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six reasons to... ADD TOFU TO YOUR DIET.

1 TOFU is a high protein food made from pressed soybeans, then the curds are shaped into soft white blocks.

2 IT COMES in "silken" and "regular" forms. The former is very soft and the latter is firm.

3 TOFU contains copper and iron, both of which are essential for the formation of haemoglobin, the red oxygen-carrying pigment in blood cells.

4 IT ALSO contains omega-3 fatty acids essential for a healthy heart and a healthy brain. It makes excellent weaning food for babies because omega-3s are essential for eye and brain development.

5 TOFU is a source of selenium which is needed for a healthy immune system.

6 IT IS one of the best sources of protein for vegans and vegetarians.


Tofu is versatile - this is a sweet and sour with peppers on a bed of spinach

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Publication:Loughborough Echo (Loughborough, England)
Date:Sep 11, 2019
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