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  1. EDAMAME (ey-dah-MAH-meh) By Katrin Lonnblad

  2. Edamame • Edamame is a soybean • Edamame means “Beans on branches” • Edamame grows in clusters on bushy branches • Edamame originates from China Source:http://edamame.com, http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/5ADay/month/fresh_beans.htm

  3. Edamame: the “wonder veggie” • Edamame is called the wonder veggie because it contains all the nine essential amino acids. • This makes edamame a complete source of protein • Edamame also contains isoflavanoids Source: www.cdc.govnccdphp/dnpa/5ADay/month/fresh_beans.htm

  4. Wonder veggie cont. • Edamame is high in fiber and nutrient-dense • Edamame is a good source of calcium, magnesium, lecithin, riboflavin, thiamin, folate, iron, zinc and many of the B vitamins • Edamame is rich in calcium, iron, zinc, and many of the B vitamins. Source: http://www.wholehealthmd.com/refshelf/foods_view/1,1523,105,00.html

  5. Nutritional Information • ½ cup of cooked edamame contains: • 123 calories • 11 g protein • 10 g carbohydrates • 6 g fat • Less than 1 g of saturated fat Source: http://www.edamame.org/health_benefits.htm

  6. Health Benefits • May decrease the risk of osteoporosis • May lower LDL levels • May decrease the risk of certain cancers • May help control diabetes and kidney disease • May reduce menopausal symptoms in women Source: http://www.edamame.org/health_benefits.htm

  7. Use of Edamame • Snack • Side veggie dish • Appetizer • Stir-fry • Soup • Pasta Source:http://www.edamame.org/use.htm

  8. Edamame can be found in the frozen section of most grocery stores Edamame can occasionally be found fresh and unfrozen

  9. How to cook edamame • Wash edamame • Boil water in a pan • Add edamame and cook for 5-10 minutes • Drain and sprinkle with salt • Take the beans out of the pods and enjoy! • Can be served warm or cold Source:http://japanesefood.about.com/library/weekly/aa070802a.htm

  10. BIBLIOGRAPHY • http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/5ADay/month/fresh_beans.htm • http://www.edamame.com • http://www.edamame.org/health_benefits.htm • http://www.edamame.org.use.htm • http://japanesefood.about.com/library/weekly/aa070802a.htm • http://www.wholehealthmd.com/refshelf/foods_view/1,1523,105,00.html