Tempeh The Traditional Food from Java, Indonesia


Tempeh is a traditional food from Java, Indonesia. This traditional food is distributed around the world and became one of the vegetarian diet full of nutrients, and delicious at the same time. You can find tempeh in some other countries, such as the Netherlands and Malaysia.

Tempeh is distributed worldwide after the migration of Javanese when they moved and settled in the Netherlands during the colonial period. In Malaysia, tempeh was filed by migrant workers from Java, and has become a popular food there. Nutrients in tempeh are quite balanced and can replace some of the nutrients from the animal, making it suitable for those who become vegetarian.

The protein in tempeh is more than fat. It has 3.745 grams per 100 gram portions of monounsaturated fatty acids and 2.636 grams per 100 gram portions of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Thus, the essential fatty acids is a good one in tempeh. Other trace elements content within tempeh are niacin, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, manganese and several more.

From these facts, we can understand why tempeh should be included in our diet. There healthier traditional foods that can be good, if we put them in our diet, it is much better than other junk food around us. So, instead of buying expensive junk food, it is best to start eating healthy, cheap food right now.

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