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50 Foods #8: Soybean

Origin: China
Date: From at least 5000 BC
Type: Protein and oil-rich legume

From this chapter, I learned that:

^ Fermented beans can be pounded into a paste from which the soy sauce is made. In Japan, they use the paste to make miso while natto is made from whole beans.

^ Soybeans consist of 20 percent oil and 40 percent protein. It is the second most widely grown crop in America.

^ It is the second most widely grown crop in America.

Would I eat it?: I don’t like beans much.