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What is Edamame?

Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
What is Edamame?

Traditional cuisine is more and more noticeably replaced by modern suggestions, offering exotic products. Modern culinary recipes are made up of more and more non-standard and innovative foods that satisfy the changing human needs.

One of them is edamame, which has gained wide popularity in recent years. This product is becoming more popular for its health and weight benefits. Here's what edamame is and what its benefits are:

The exotic product edamame is a soybean, which has been harvested before it has fully ripened or hardened. The usual method of processing this plant is to blanch the beans or boil them and then freeze them. In most cases, edamame is purchased frozen.

Edamame is a common product in East Asian cuisine, but in recent years it has also started to spread on the European menu.

To be eaten properly, edamame must be eaten without the shell. The product is completely suitable for healthy regimes, as it is rich in protein and fits well into the diet of vegetarians and vegans.

Edamame has an extremely beneficial composition including iron, calcium, vitamins A and C. In addition, edamame is a great source of fiber and aids easy digestion.

The product is said to be beneficial for heart problems, weight loss, reproductive difficulties, osteoporosis and successfully alleviates symptoms of depression.

If you're also interested in other similar Asian products, check out some ideas for:

- soy bites;

- tofu salads.



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