Food Focus: Cauliflower

Background Cauliflower is part of the Brassica genus, which also includes bok choy, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cabbage, kale and turnips. Vegetables from the Brassica genus can enhance the palatability of foods due to their distinctive flavours and textures.1 Foods from this genus are also called cruciferous vegetables. Nutritional Breakdown Brassica vegetables are excellent sources of … Continue reading Food Focus: Cauliflower

Food Focus: Tofu (& other soy products)

What is tofu? Tofu is the common name for soybean curd, which is produced from the aqueous extract of the soya bean. It originated in China and has since become an increasingly popular source of plant-based protein.1 Tofu Nutritional Breakdown4* Nutrient AmountCalories70 kcalCarbohydrate1.7 gFat4.2 gProtein8.2 gDietary Fibre1 gSugar0.6 gCalcium201 mgIron1.6 mgMagnesium37 mgPhosphorus121 mgPotassium148 mgSodium12 mg*per 100g … Continue reading Food Focus: Tofu (& other soy products)