Numerous studies have shown that tofu has positive effects on health. Its ingredients and nutritional values are as varied as its preparation methods. Around 85 calories are contained in 100 grams of tofu. Tofu contains few unhealthy fats but some of the healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Due to the high protein content and the dietary fibres, the Asian "cream cheese" is filling and healthy. Tofu is also characterised by its high mineral content. The isoflavones and vitamins A, C, B, B6, B12, D, E, K and folic acid are also worth mentioning. It contains the minerals iron, potassium, calcium, magnesium, selenium, phosphorus and zinc.