Which Is Healthier: Tofu or Tempeh?

Which Is Healthier: Tofu or Tempeh?

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Excellent article.  Of course, we still love and eat tofu! "Although a little higher in calories, tempeh is less processed than tofu, and it's healthier in general because it contains more protein and fiber than tofu. If you've never tried tempeh, you can find it at most health food stores (it's refrigerated). Incorporate this soy product into your recipes by crumbling it up and adding it to soups, salads, casseroles, or pasta sauces. Tempeh adds a chewy consistency to your dishes along with extra protein and fiber." Read the full article from Pop Sugar at http://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Difference-Between-Tofu-Tempeh-1034188
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Soy can be used as an antibacterial agent to fight food-borne illnesses

Soy can be used as an antibacterial agent to fight food-borne illnesses

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Some promising research from the University of Guelph! "Soy has essential amino acids, protein and is a good source of fiber and calcium. But, it turns out, soy also has the ability to naturally protect people from food-borne illnesses like listeria. A new study from the University of Guelph has found soy can limit the growth of some bacteria, such as listeria and pseudomonas, and it does it better than chemical-based agents." Read the full article here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/university-guelph-soybeans-inhibit-microbial-pathogens-1.3552120
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Your gut holds secrets to a healthier you

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"Properly fermented foods are teeming with beneficial, health-promoting microbes, or probiotics. When you eat these foods regularly, they might help maintain or improve the population of good microbes in your gut. Eat probiotics in the form of fermented dairy products such as unsweetened yogurt and kefir (fermented milk), fermented soy foods such as tempeh and miso, or fermented vegetables such as sauerkraut, pickles and kimchi." Excellent article from Carrie Dennett at the Washington Post:  http://www.journalgazette.net/features/Your-gut-holds-secrets-to-a-healthier-you-13277150
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