Category Health & Facts
07/06/2009 Health & Facts
Miso soup is rich with antioxidants and protective fatty acids, and a healthy dose of Vitamin E. It also boasts protein and Vitamin B12, and a nice selection of minerals to help boost the strength of your immune system.
Miso soup is also said to help regulate the hormone oestrogen in women, a hormone that can cause tumors to develop especially breast cancer. This is attributed to the magic ingredient of fermented soy paste, used to make miso. Though research into this healthy characteristic of miso soup is still ongoing, there are still a bevy of other nutrients beneficial to humans.
The wakame seaweed added to miso soup also possesses its own nutrients, helping to lower blood pressure and reduce cholesterol...Read More
04/06/2009 Health & Facts
Edamame (Japanese green soybeans) are rich in proteins and vitamins A, B, and C. Salt-boiled edamame are eaten by squeezing beans out of pods with fingers. It’s a great appetizer.
*If you are using cooked frozen edamame, just thaw them in the bridge.