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Table 1 Composition of Kochujang and placebo supplements (g/day)

From: Kochujang, fermented soybean-based red pepper paste, decreases visceral fat and improves blood lipid profiles in overweight adults

  Kochujang Placebo
Glutinous rice flour (g) 10.9 -
Powdered red pepper(g) 11.9 -
Malt (g) 5.2 -
Powdered fermented soybeans (g) 4.7 1.1
Spicy flavor powder(g) - 0.1
Perfume of red pepper(g) - 0.3
Honey(g) - 1.4
Caramel pigment(g) - 0.1
Salt (g) 5.2 1.4
Soy sauce (g) 2.1 6.7
Powdered cowpeas (g) 7.5 9.3
Powdered cocoa (g) 2.5 1.4
Powdered vegetable fat(g) - 6.3
Wheat flour(g) - 13.1
Red colors(g) - 1.5
Total wet weight (g) 50 43
Freeze-dried weight (g) 32 32
Energy (kcal) 114 113.1