Oil, soybean, salad or cooking

Fun Facts

  1. Henry Ford thought soybeans were the future; He had his engineers develop a plastic that used soybeans for the frames of his cars in 1935.
  2. It would take 12,672 blocks of Nasoya tofu lined up end to end-lengthwise to make a mile.
  3. Like the protein found in meat, the protein in soybeans is “complete,” meaning all of the eight amino acids needed for human health are present. Soybeans are the only vegetable that contains complete protein.
  4. One acre of soybeans can produce 82,368 crayons.
  5. One-half of all daily U.S. newspapers are printed with soybean oil-based ink. USA Today is one example.
  6. Soybean oil is the most widely used vegetable oil. It is found in margarines, salad dressings, canned foods,
  7. sauces, bakery goods and processed fried foods.
  8. Soybeans grow in pods similar to peas.

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