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You can buy Edamame at the Whole Food Market. It's in the freezer section in a small size bags.

For half cup serving:
Calories 125.0
Protein 12.1
Carbohydrates 13.1
Fat 6
Ash 1.7
Calcium 9.3
Phosphorus 180.0
Iron 2.7
Sodium 5.0
Vitamin A 130.0
Vitamin U1 0.31
Vitamin C 40.0
130 milligrams of calcium
430 milligrams of potassium

It differs from company to company. I find the same thing at other stores with the fat reading 3 and protein 8. It is also a good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Thiamin, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper, and a very good source of Vitamin K, Folate and Manganese.

They are very good. You boil the pods in the unsalted or salted water for 10 minutes throw them in a pot of ice cold water to stop the heat from cooking them any more. Once cooled shell the beans by squeezing beans out of the pods. That's it. I put them on my salad. That's how I discoverd them. They were at the salad buffet at the Whole Food Market.