Health Benefits Of Tofu


Published Oct 5, 2021

Hindustan Times


A healthy and completely vegan choice bursting with protein, here are some benefits of tofu for you

Tofu is rich in peptides that burn fat and prevent fatty acids from blending into the cells

Fights obesity and helps with weight loss

It contains high levels of proteins and other nutrients that aid in controlling blood sugar levels in those suffering from type 2 diabetes

Prevents type 2 diabetes

Tofu is believed to reduce insulin resistance, thus reducing the risk of getting type 2 diabetes significantly

Since tofu is a good source of protein and minerals, it is highly beneficial for good hair

Prevents hair loss

Tofu helps in reducing the level of harmful cholesterol (LDL) in the blood and raises the levels of HDL or the good cholesterol

Improves heart health

It is filled with bioactive peptides that lend it its anti-inflammatory properties

Maintains blood pressure

Once the inflammation reduces, the damage caused to the blood vessels also goes down. This helps keep the blood pressure under control

Being rich in proteins, nutrients, minerals and antioxidants, tofu significantly boosts the immune system

Improves the immune system

The protein content in tofu enhances the elasticity of the skin, tones facial muscles and acts as an anti-ageing agent

Keeps wrinkles and lines at bay

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