Tempeh’s nutritional benefits include:
•Antioxidants which boosts the immune system.
•It produces an enzyme that assists in the absorption of important minerals like iron, zinc and calcium.
•Is a great source of protein.
•Is filled with vitamins; such as: Thiamin, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.
•It has important minerals that the body needs: Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Manganese, Copper, Zinc and Sodium.
•Is filled with Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids.
•Is a great source of probiotics.
Tempeh is known to increase HDL levels (the good cholesterol) and it also reduces the LDL levels (the bad cholesterol); which makes it a plus in maintaining good cardiovascular health.
The consumption of tempeh by men can help in protecting them from prostrate cancer.
Tempeh can also relieve the symptoms of menopause in women and it can also protect them against osteoporosis.
Diabetics can also achieve the benefits by eating tempeh, because it reduces their triglycerides and sugar levels.
I think that tempeh would be a wonderful food to add to one’s diet; that is provided you haven’t added it to your diet already.