Soybean can be consumed in various forms and various soybeans recipes can be made out of them.

Different Forms of Soybean

Some popular soy products are:

  • Bean Curd- It is also known as tofu
  • Edamame- they are green soybeans
  • Miso Soup- a traditional Japanese soup
  • Natto- a traditional Japanese food prepared from fermented soybeans.
  • Soybeans- tender, green soybeans
  • Soy Cheese- cheese substitute made from soybeans
  • Soy Crisps- soy chips made from soy flour.
  • Soy Flour- flour made from roasted soybeans
  • Soy Milk- made from mature soybeans
  • Soy Nuts- crunchy snack food.
  • Soy Yogurt- made from soy milk
  • Tempeh- made by fermenting soybeans

Tips To Use Soybeans:

  • Soybeans are considered safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding. But ensure that the quantity consumed is within normal range. Excessive consumption of soybeans protein during pregnancy can harm the baby.
  • Soy is also safe for children, when taken in normal amount.
  • Soy milk can cause nutrient deficiencies when taken regularly.
  • Children allergic to cow’s milk must not be given soybean.
  • Soy products increase the chances of kidney stones, as it contains oxalates.
  • Avoid consuming soybeans if you have bladder cancer or an underactive thyroid.
  • Asthma patients are easily allergic to soybeans.

Source: stylecraze

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