Performance and convenience are two huge steps in the right direction, but tofu
remains a marginal product in the United States.
Because of its high protein content, tofu
makes an excellent replacement for meat in vegetarian dishes and because it is dairy-free, it can be used as a substitute for milk, cheese and butter.
Brand manager Alison Burnside said tofu
was dairy free, rich in protein, iron and calcium and low in saturated fat and calories and made an excellent replacement for meat.
Paul Nicholson, a former Eugene city councilor and owner of Paul's Bicycle Way of Life in Eugene, has been running the tofu
ad spoof every March for about 10 years now.
7% of those who ate tofu
more than four times/week.
In case you haven't heard, according to scientific studies, tofu
can prevent or fight a number of cancers, heart disease, strokes, osteoporosis and kidney disease.
Schaefer and Love (1992) compared tofu
from `Amsoy-71' and `Vinton' or `Vinton-81' soybean grown in different environments.
is a soft food made by curdling the milk-like liquid from soybeans with a coagulant, often calcium sulfate.
As a relatively new product here that developed from a cottage industry, tofu
has had some growing pains.
, born 10 centuries ago in China, is high in protein and low in calories, cholesterol, sodium and Fat.
but two alternatives that might warrant consideration include tofu
and lime-treated corn tortillas, according to new animal research at the University of Illinois in Urbana-champaign.
Sofritas, shredded tofu
braised with chipotle chilis, roasted poblanos and a blend of aromatic spices, is made with organic, non-GMO tofu
from Oakland's Hodo Soy.