9 videos

Topic summary contributed by volunteer(s): Daniela

Among soy foods such as tempeh, edamame, and tofu, tempeh was shown to have the most potent health protective properties, due to both higher soy concentration and the fermentation process.

As with other soy foods, tempeh contains phytoestrogens, which are associated with significantly less risk of cancer than estrogen-replacement therapy. Phytoestrogens were also shown to decrease the risk of death from and recurrence of breast cancer and to be conducive to bone formation, while preventing bone loss and to. All this can be achieved in one serving of soy products a day. Tempeh has also been shown to be associated with lower levels of dementia.

Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons. This image has been modified.

All Videos for Tempeh

Pin It on Pinterest