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Soba noodles are thin Japanese noodles made of buckwheat flour (soba-ko) and wheat flour (komugi-ko). They are roughly as thick as Italian spaghetti, and prepared in various hot and cold dishes. The most basic soba dish is zaru soba in which boiled, cold soba noodles are eaten with a soya based dipping sauce (tsuyu)

There is research to indicate that Buckwheat has substantial health benefits as a regular part of a diet, these include:

  • Buckwheat is very high in protein which has all of the amino acids essential for good health. (Making it possible even better than Soy)
  • Buckwheat protein has also been shown to reduce cholesterol levels by absorbing Cholesterol in your small intestine.
  • Buckwheat may have some value for diabetics as some studies on rats have shown that Buckwheat reduces blood glucose levels by as much as 12-19%
  • Buckwheat is a naturally high in dietary fibre
  • Buckwheat is naturally high in lecithin

Cooking Instructions: Boil for 4 minutes for Soup and Salad
Boil for 3 minutes for Stir frying

Ingredients: Organic Wheat Flour 69%, Organic Buckwheat Flour 29%, Salt 2%, Water

Nutritional Information:

Servings Per Pack:

 3

Serving Size:

 90g

    
 

 

per 90g

per 100g

ENERGY

1337kj

1485kj

PROTEIN

10.6g

11.8g

FAT

total

1.6g

1.8g

 

saturated

0g

0g

CHOLESTEROL

0g

0g

CARBOHYDRATES

 

 

total

63.2g

70.2g

 

sugar

0g

0g

DIETARY FIBRE

2.8g

3.1g

SODIUM

828mg

920mg

 

 

 

 

Sodium after Cooking

72mg

 

 

 

 

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