Doenjang (soy bean paste), a traditional Korean food that is fermented from soybeans, has been a fixture of the Korean diet for centuries. Recently, it has received great attention from western medicine for its nutritional and medical value.
Recently, it has received great attention from western medicine for its nutritional and medical value. Doenjang is effective in preventing cancer. Soybeans, the main ingredient of doenjang, contain high quality proteins in the form of amino acid which acids aid digestion. Abundant amounts of vitamin A and C can be supplemented by adding pumpkins when making doenjang. Doenjang is also effective in preventing and treating constipation and diarrhea by increasing the activities of the large intestines.
No side effects are known.
None are recorded.
Source: ikoreanfood, http://ikoreanfood.blogspot.bg/2009/01/benefits-of-doenjang-soy-bean-paste-2.html