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Effects on Markers of CVD: Soybean Oil on Par with High Oleic Oils
Heart HealthOil
May 4, 2022

Effects on Markers of CVD: Soybean Oil on Par with High Oleic Oils

Given its huge role in the U.S. and global food supply, the amount of human research on the health effects of soybean oil that has been conducted is limited. So,…
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New Manuscript Published: Are Soy-Based Burgers and Soymilk Ultra-Processed Foods?
News ReleaseNutritionProtein
April 26, 2022

New Manuscript Published: Are Soy-Based Burgers and Soymilk Ultra-Processed Foods?

The authors of a new analysis published in Advances in Nutrition conclude that the classification of soy-based burgers and soymilk as “ultra-processed foods” is nutritionally unjustified and does not adequately…
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The Heart of the Matter: Focus on Dietary Patterns
Heart HealthNutrition
April 7, 2022

The Heart of the Matter: Focus on Dietary Patterns

The results of several recently published studies paint a confusing picture of the relationship between specific dietary components or foods and risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).  In the view of…
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Plant-based meat and milk offer consumers valuable options
News ReleaseNutritionProtein
March 11, 2022

Plant-based meat and milk offer consumers valuable options

Professor Jennie Macdiarmid, from the University of Aberdeen, raised concern that plant-based diets were becoming less healthy and less environmentally sustainable in an article in the Proceedings of the Nutrition…
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Importance of Soy Protein for Older, Plant-based Consumers
NutritionProtein
March 10, 2022

Importance of Soy Protein for Older, Plant-based Consumers

A new perspective by Domić et al.,1 published in Advances in Nutrition, proposes that a vegan diet increases the risk of an inadequate protein intake at an older age and…
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Examining the Oxalate Content of Soymilk
NutritionProtein
March 3, 2022

Examining the Oxalate Content of Soymilk

Last year, a blog post on soymilk and kidney stones included a table on the oxalate content of plant milks. Soymilk was listed as containing 9.6mg per serving (cup). According…
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New research suggests consuming soy reduces risk of cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality
Heart Health
February 18, 2022

New research suggests consuming soy reduces risk of cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality

Many Asian epidemiologic studies have examined the impact of soy intake on a variety of health outcomes. But surprisingly, until the results of the China Cardiometabolic Disease and Cancer Cohort…
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When evaluating foods, focus on nutrient content, not processing
News ReleaseNutritionProtein
February 9, 2022

When evaluating foods, focus on nutrient content, not processing

A new analysis of data from a national survey to assess the health and nutritional status of adults (NHANES 2015-18) suggests that health attributes of soy-based burgers and soymilk should…
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