Edamame has always been a popular item among the Japanese restaurants and at home. More recently, edamame has become the center of attention among American consumers as various tests have provided evidence that nutrients contained in Edamame can actually help lower the risk of coronary heart diseases, prevent cancers, and fight symptoms of menopause and osteoporosis. Low in fat and high in protein, Edamame is often used as a meat substitute by those who are watching their weight. Studies have also indicated that consumption of Edamame protein as compared to other proteins from milk or meat has been proven to lower cholesterol level. So why not change your diet and replenish your body with the essential, healthy fats your body needs, as opposed to the saturated fats your body does not need!! Edamame comes in an unbeatable shell or pod, and its ease of preparation and snack like feature provides for an attractive alternative to unhealthy junk food like chips or popcorn. What’s more, food like Edamame can be as effective as pharmaceuticals in treating the symptoms of certain diseases and with fewer side effects!! Moreover, one acre of soybeans produces 30 times more protein than one acre of land devoted to raising beef. By eating more Edamame, you will thus be protecting our environment!
Edamame has been Asia Foods’ main product since its establishment and today the Company is both the leader in Edamame processing and one of the largest exporters to Japan and the USA market. Following are the key findings that some scientists have discovered so far, and with more yet to come!