Mary asked in Food & DrinkVegetarian & Vegan · 10 years ago

phosphorus content of tofu?

need phosphorus content of soy beans, tofu

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  • 10 years ago
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    Of course you understand the enormous variation with the processing of tofu and soy products. Read individual product labels. Here is a standard reference used by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).


    Soya - Information about Soy and Soya Products

    Nutritional values of tofu

    Tofu is an excellent source of high quality protein and and contains some B-vitamins. If calcium sulphate is used as coagulant then the tofu will be rich source of calcium. As all whole soya products, tofu also contains isoflavones.

    Nutrional values of tofu (per 100g):

    Phosphorus, Mg 147.0 mg

    [Source: USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference]

    Nutritional values of soybeans

    Soybeans are very rich in nutritive components. Besides the very high protein content, soybeans contains a lot of fibre and are rich in calcium, magnesium . The soy protein has a high biological value and contains all the essential amino acids.

    Soybeans are rich in unsaturated fatty acids and low in saturated fatty acids, which need to be avoided.

    Nutrional values of soybeans(per 100g):

    Phosphorus, Mg 704 mg

    [Source: USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference]

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