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Tofu: Myths, Facts, and Folklore


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Tofu has been crowned accolades like none other. In fact, in 1999, the FDA recommended consumption of 25g of soy protein per day, along with a diet low in cholesterol and saturated fats, to reduce heart disease. On the other hand, it has also been under intense scrutiny and at times considered a health risk. Separating the fact from the hoopla is no easy task, but it is important to understand potential risks and benefits of soy.

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