EN on Foods

July 2004 Issue

Soy in the Pod: Edamame Offers Wealth of Health Benefits

The Folklore: Considered a medicinal food in Asia as far back as 200 B.C., edamame (eh-dah-MAH-may) is a specialty soybean. The Facts: Perhaps one of the oldest snack foods, edamame is also one of the most healthful, offering protein comparable to meat and eggs.

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