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Yamei Kin introduced Tofu to the West

Yamei Kin introduced Tofu to the West

In 1917 Yamei Kin, a Chinese-born doctor then living in New York, visited her homeland to study a crop that was virtually unknown to Americans: the soybean.  By that point she had become something of a celebrity dietitian. For years before the mission to China she had been telling women's clubs that tofu and other soy products were nutritious alternatives to meat, and that they required fewer resources to produce.

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