These widely produced Asian legume are a staple in many cuisines. Soybeans are often used as an ingredient to produce a wide variety of other products, including soy milk, tofu, tempeh and more.

Soybeans have a strong profile of minerals plus vitamin C. They've been a hot topic for discussion regarding how they effect hormone levels relating to cancer risk, but most studies seem to inticate neutral or positive effects. Alongside this, research has shown more positive health outcomes including, potential reduction in cholesterol from consumption.

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Water67.5 g
Energy147 kcal
6 %
Protein12.95 g
Fats6.8 g
Carbs11.05 g
Fiber4.2 g
Sugars0 g
Calcium197 mg
15 %
Iron3.55 mg
24 %
Magnesium65 mg
18 %
Phosphorus194 mg
16 %
Potassium620 mg
13 %
Sodium15 mg
1 %
Zinc0.99 mg
11 %
Copper0.128 mg
14 %
Manganese0.547 mg
34 %
Selenium1.5 µg
3 %
Vit C29 mg
45 %
Thiamin0.435 mg
44 %
Riboflavin0.175 mg
18 %
Niacin1.65 mg
12 %
Vit B60.065 mg
5 %
Folate165 µg
41 %
Vit B120 µg
Vit A9 µg
1 %
Vit E0 mg
Vit D0 µg
Vit K0 µg
Sat Fat0.786 g
Mono Fat1.284 g
Poly Fat3.2 g
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Caffeine0 mg