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Protein Powder

Key Facts Protein powders can be made from whey, casein, egg, soy, pea, or rice. This article focuses on whey protein powders. The protein in whey protein powder is derived from liquid whey, a byproduct of the cheese-making process. Whey protein is a “complete protein,” meaning it contains all nine essential amino Read more

Tofu

Key Facts Tofu, a food product made from soybeans (Glycine max (L.) Merr), is a dietary staple in Chinese and Japanese cuisines. A high-quality source of calcium, isoflavones, and plant-based protein, tofu is produced by curdling soymilk with a calcium or magnesium salt. It can be consumed without further cooking. Read more