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Great for making a delicious cup of tea or snacking. After brewing, sprinkle them on salads and rice or mix with yoghurt or your favorite cereal.
See below for how to prepare.
Petite black soybeans contain anthocyanin, a powerful antioxidant which gives the deep, dark color to red wine and pomegranates.
Anthocyanin is medically regarded to promote anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic activity, cardiovascular disease prevention and obesity control.
Research in Hokkaido University for Genetic Medicine Research Institute in 2008 has found a link between daily consumption and body's higher production of "interferon γ (gamma)", which plays an essential role in combating infectious and non-infectious diseases.
The health benefits of petite black soybeans are in large part due to their high polyphenol antioxidant content (2 times more compared to regular black soybeans and 5 times when compared to yellow soybeans).
Petite black soybeans are also a notable source of vitamins such as Thiamine (B1), Riboflavin (B2) and K as well as calcium, iron and magnesium.
Petite black soybeans are a high-protein legume (about 40% by weight).
Combined with a very low Glycemic Index (GI) of 16, they can help those who have difficulty controlling how much food they eat, are hypoglycemic (such as in type 2 diabetes) or have high cholesterol levels.
The following instructions are for making two 250 ml (8 oz) cups using the traditional Japanese Senjiru brew method to yield the maximum goodness locked deep in the dried, roasted grain and to deliver the optimum combination of aroma, flavor and color.
With petite black soybeans, nothing goes to waste. They become soft after brewing, making for a flavorful nutty and healthy snack.
You can also sprinkle them on meals such as rice or salads or mix them with yoghurt or your favorite cereal. The possibilities are endless.
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