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Soy Protein and Tofu

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Is there any difference between soy protein and tofu, or are they just different names for the same thing?

Soy Protein and Tofu

Soy protein is protein from soy beans, same as fish protein is protein from fish. Tofu is a kind of soy cheese, so it is not a simple nutrient but a prepared food containing more than just protein. Nutrients in tofu: Amount Per 1 cup Calories 93.94 Calories from Fat 19 Total Fat 2.11g Saturated Fat 0.235g Polyunsaturated Fat 0.921g Monounsaturated Fat 0.36g Sodium 10.98mg Potassium 259.86mg Total Carbohydrate 15.3g Protein 3.93g % of recommended daily allowences: Calcium 10 % Iron 9 % Thiamin 1 % Riboflavin 1 % Niacin 1 % Folate 8 % Vitamin B-6 7 % Phosphorus 7 % Magnesium 8 % Zinc 5 % Copper 12 %



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