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tofu

A low-fat, high-protein, cheese-like food product made from coagulated soy milk, which has been used as a low-fat meat surrogate.

tofu

A cheese-like soy product used as a low-fat meat surrogate. See Soy.

tofu

(tō-foo′)
Soybean curd. It is a dietary source of proteins, isoflavones, and phytoestrogens.
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The hydro soluble soy extract (soy milk) and tofu have been gaining market due to improvement in sensory characteristics.
Among the products analysed, the tofu (Nelson Kikuchi & CIA) had the lowest level of phenolic compounds and total flavonoids.
The same occurs with tofu that presents a low level of proteins (between 7.
Nota-se, entao, que todos os tofus apresentaram conteudo final mais elevado de Ca que os graos, nao variando com as cultivares.
De modo geral, os graos e tofus das cultivares analisadas mostraram conteudo de minerais compreendido entre o minimo e o maximo apresentados na literatura (TSAI et al.
Considerando a materia in natura, o teor de K encontrado nos graos (1258 mg/100 g) e tofus (73 mg/100 g,) foi inferior ao tabelado (1922 e 182 mg/100 g para graos e tofus respectivamente), enquanto que o Ca nos tofus (129 mg/100 g) foi superior ao tabelado (81 mg/100 g).
The scientists produced tofu from the different soymilks by adding a coagulant, gluconolactone at 0.
0 soymilk appeared to have no effect on the yield of the pressure-produced tofu.
Tofu characteristics influenced by soybean crop year and location, http://www.
A analise sensorial (ADQ) dos tofus (39) foi conduzida apos aprovacao do projeto pelo Comite de Etica em Pesquisa envolvendo Seres Humanos da Universidade Estadual de Londrina (parecer no 216/07/UEL).
A equipe foi submetida a seis sessoes de treinamento, seguindo-se a selecao final de julgadores, na qual foram avaliadas quatro amostras de tofus (A, B, C e D), em tres repeticoes, conforme delineamento de blocos completos.
Os dados sensoriais foram tambem submetidos a Analise de Componentes Principais (ACP), baseada na matriz de correlacao, onde as colunas foram os atributos sensoriais e as linhas, as amostras dos tofus.