New healthy probiotic drink is made from soy pulp
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Food scientists from the National University of Singapore have created a healthy probiotic drink using okara – a residue from soy milk and tofu that usually goes to waste. The drink contains a mixture of enzymes, live probiotics and yeast. All of these ingredients contain nutrients that promote good gut health. The creators of the drink are Associate Professor Liu Shao Quan and doctoral student Ms Vong Weng Chan. They created the drink as part of the university's ‘Food Science and Technology Programme’. Every year, Singapore discards an average of 10,000 tonnes of okara as food waste. Okara turns bad…
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