Soya sauce is a condiment that is made from soybeans and is used especially in Chinese and Japanese cooking. It is made from fermented soybeans, salt, water, and sometimes roasted grains. It is available throughout the year. It originated in China.
Choose the soya sauce that has been aged for the longest time because aging produces superior flavor in soy sauce. Soya sauce is generally sold in sealed glass bottles. Always check that the seal is intact and that the product is within expiry period.
Soya sauce may contain cancer substances. It is high in sodium which can increase blood pressure levels when taken in large amounts.(2)
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