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The Thing You Thought Only Vegetarians Ate

We're talking about: Tofu
Why you should eat more of it: "Tofu is high in protein, low in fat and is an excellent source of calcium and iron,” Jeffers says. "We should be eating it regularly.” Case in point: Okinawans, who live longer than just about any other group of people in the world, eat roughly eight times more than the average American. (Of course, the fact that they eat a lot of shiitake mushrooms, turmeric and sweet potatoes doesn't hurt, either.)
Keep this in mind too: Tofu spoils when it dries out, so store any opened and uncooked tofu in water, says Jeffers. The water will also help the tofu from absorbing other flavors floating around your fridge.