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Nutritional values of tofu

Tofu is an excellent source of high quality protein and and contains some B-vitamins. If calcium sulphate is used as coagulant then the tofu will be rich source of calcium. As all whole soya products, tofu also contains isoflavones.

Nutrional values of tofu (per 100g):

Water
83.7
g
Energy
77.0
kcal
Energy
322
kJ
Protein
8.0
g
Fat (total lipid)
4.5
g
Fatty acids, saturated
0.65
g
Fatty acids, mono-unsaturated
0.99
g
Fatty acids, poly-unsaturated
2.5
g
Carbohydrates
3.0
g
Fiber
0.4
g
Ash
0.84
g
Isoflavones
35.0
mg
Calcium, Ca
162.0
mg
Iron, Fe
1.45
mg
Magnesium, Mg
46.0
mg
Phosphorus, Mg
147.0
mg
Potassium, K
176.0
mg
Sodium, Na
8.0
mg
Zinc, Zn
1.0
mg
Copper, Cu
0.24
mg
Manganese, Mn
0.72
mg
Selenium, Se
9.4
µg
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)
0.20
mg
Thiamin (vitamin B1)
0.093
mg
Riboflavin (vitamin B2)
0.10
mg
Niacin (vitamin B3)
0.01
mg
Panthotenic acid (vitamin B5)
0.065
mg
Vitamin B6
0.061
mg
Folic acid
33
µg
Vitamin B12
0.0
µg
Vitamin A
1.0
µg

[Source: USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference]

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