What is Tofu?
Tofu is an easy-to-digest, somewhat bland food with a texture similar to cheese. It is made from soybean curd and is often substituted for meats, cheeses and certain dairy products because of its healthful properties. Tofu is also a popular food choice among people who don't eat animal products. It is used in many different diets, including vegan and vegetarian eating plans. Tofu is also a staple in many low fat, low cholesterol diets, and is regarded as a healthy part of high protein low-carb lifestyles.