So what is tofu anyway? You know those little green edamame pods we all love snacking on? Well, tofu is not made from those (those are little baby soybeans). Wait a while longer and they will mature out of their green phase, making them ripe for a life as a delicious block of tofu. The soybeans in tofu team up with anti-oxidants and these protein packed cubes have been scientifically proven to reduce the risk of cardio vascular diseases. Soybean based protein, like tofu, is one of the few plant-based proteins that contain all of the essential amino acids we need to stay healthy. If being a complete protein isn’t enough reason for you to give tofu a try.