This high-protein, low-carb gem is practically a pharmaceutical factory. Benefits include:
Rare Japanese petite kuromame variety. 5 times more antioxidants than yellow soybeans, and 2 times more when compared to regular black soybeans.
Easy to prepare. Scroll down for how-to.
✓ Dried and roasted using traditional Japanese techniques
✓ Hygienically packed to ensure optimal quality
Health benefits of petite black soybeans are due to their higher polyphenol antioxidant content compared to other varieties.
Rich in anthocyanin which gives petite kuromame its deep, dark color. Recognized to promote weight loss and cardiovascular health, as well as for its anti-inflammatory properties.
Notable source of interferon γ (gamma) protein known to boost the immune system and reduce growth of cancer cells.
Vitamins and minerals include Thiamine (B1), Riboflavin (B2), vitamin K, calcium, iron, and magnesium.
Each 100 gram contains about 38 grams of pure protein. This makes petite black soybeans one of the richest sources of protein anywhere.
Combined with super low carboydrate content (Glycemic Index is a mere 16), petite black soybeans are a healthy addition to any regimen.
Ideal to complement the diet of those who have difficulty controlling how much they eat, are hypoglycemic (such as in type 2 diabetes) or have high cholesterol levels.
Black Soybean Tea (Kuromame Cha)
The following instructions are for two 250 ml (8 oz) cups using the traditional Japanese Senjiru brew method.
Use as Snack or Sprinkle After Brewing
With petite black soybeans nothing goes to waste.
They become soft after you brew your Kuromame Cha as in above, making for a flavorful nutty and healthy snack.
You can also sprinkle them as a topping on rice, salads or mix with yogurt.
The only limit is your imagination.
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