The green soybean is the legume that contains the highest amount of protein. It is also a very complete and balanced protein and can be compared to chicken. It is not deficient in any essential amino acid. Soybeans do not contain gluten. Its contribution of carbohydrates is very low, being these of slow absorption. The contribution of fiber is very high, similar to that of beans. The contribution of fat is very high, in fact, it is the legume with the highest fat content. The fatty acids it provides are mainly polyunsaturated and monounsaturated providing omega-6, omega-9 and omega-3. The vitamin contribution is important providing vitamins of the B group, highlighting the contribution of vitamin B3 or niacin, folic acid, vitamin A and carotenoids. The contribution of minerals is high and varied, being a great source of calcium (200mg/100g) that exceeds that of milk (120mg/100g) and also phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, selenium, iron, iodine and zinc, containing very little sodium. Soybeans, like all legumes, contain nucleic acids.
- Energy Value: 359 kcal/1507 kj
- Protein: 35.1 gr
- Fat: 1.38 gr
- Carbohydrates: 10 gr
- Dietary fiber: 200 gr