Natto, the slimy soybean snack • Natto, the slimy soybean snack

Natto, the slimy soybean snack

09-28-2018


Natto, the slimy soybean snack Today’s Video of the Day from the American Chemical Society describes Natto, an ancient Japanese food that looks like slimy soybeans, has a pungent smell, and is an acquired taste.

Natto, which is made by fermenting soybeans using bacteria, is often eaten as a high protein breakfast and is considered by some experts to be a superfood. 

Scientists are exploring the potential health benefits of Natto, including its protective effect on the heart.

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

Video Credit: American Chemical Society

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