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Is tofu fat-free?

Many diners are under that impression that tofu is fat-free, but in actual fact, tofu (bean curd) has several times more total fat and twice as much saturated fat as the equivalent weight in skinless chicken breast. To be fair to tofu, let us point out that it has only half the total fat and saturated fat contents of a skin-on chicken leg serving of the same weight. Compare tofu to red meats and it seems like a fat-watcher's dream food.

06:32:18 on 10/03/07 by Webmaster - Questions and Answers -