Nutritional Aspects – SOY TASTY

Nutritional Aspects

Nutritional value of soybeans

Soybeans are very rich in nutritive components.
Besides the very high protein content, soybeans contain a lot of fiber and are rich in calcium, magnesium. The soy protein has a high biological value and contains all the essential amino acids.

Soybeans are rich in unsaturated fatty acids and low in saturated fatty acids, which need to be avoided.

Nutritional values of precooked soybeans(per 100g):

Water 8.5g

Energy 416 kcal 

Protein 36.5g

Fat (total lipid)19.9g

Fatty acids  saturated 2.9g

Fatty acids, mono-unsaturated 4.4g

Fatty acids, poly-unsaturated 11.3g

Carbohydrates 30.2g

Fiber 9.3g

Ash 4.9g

Isoflavones 200 mg

Calcium Ca 277mg

Iron, Fe 15.7 mg

Magnesium, Mg 280mg

Phosphorus, Mg 704mg

Potassium, K 1797mg

Sodium, Na 2.0mg

Zinc, Zn 4.9mg

Copper, Cu 1.7mg

Manganese, Mn2.52mg

Selenium, Se 17.8µg

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)6.0mg

Thiamin (vitamin B1) 0.874mg

Riboflavin (vitamin B2)0.87mg

Niacin (vitamin B3)1.62 mg

Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5)0.79mg

Vitamin B6 0.38mg

Folic acid 375 mg

Vitamin B12 0.0mg

Vitamin A 2.0 mg

Vitamin E 1.95 mg


[Source: USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference]

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