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Observational Studies Can Point the Way, but Only Clinical Trials Can Prove Causality
NutritionSoy Protein
April 7, 2021

Observational Studies Can Point the Way, but Only Clinical Trials Can Prove Causality

New observational data by Wang et al.1 highlight the health benefits of fruits and vegetables. These foods are known for being sources of vitamins and minerals and for their phytochemical…
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New Dietary Guidelines Say Soymilk Only Suitable Alternative to Cow’s Milk
Nutrition
March 18, 2021

New Dietary Guidelines Say Soymilk Only Suitable Alternative to Cow’s Milk

Over the past decade there has been rigorous discussion of the role of non-dairy plant milks (NDPM) in the diet. Many reviews comparing the nutrient content of NDPM with cow’s…
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Focus on Climate Change Shines a Light on Soyfoods
NutritionSoy OilSoy Protein
February 2, 2021

Focus on Climate Change Shines a Light on Soyfoods

As nutrition and sustainability continue to converge, it is important to examine the existing evidence highlighting the environmental benefits of soyfoods. Nutrition is the process of taking in food and…
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New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Recommend Inclusion of Soyfoods
Hot TopicsNutrition
January 22, 2021

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Recommend Inclusion of Soyfoods

The recently released 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans set forth recommendations to “make every bite count.” Consumption of soyfoods is recommended throughout the new guidelines. The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines encourage…
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Burger Wars Not Based on Nutritional Science
NutritionSoy Protein
September 23, 2020

Burger Wars Not Based on Nutritional Science

Does the number of ingredients in a food determine its nutritional value? That’s the contention of one plant-based burger manufacturer. In an open letter advertised in newspapers including the New…
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Soyfoods and the Protein Leverage Hypothesis
NutritionObesitySoy Protein
June 1, 2020

Soyfoods and the Protein Leverage Hypothesis

Could a higher protein diet be a key to solving the obesity epidemic? If so, soyfoods have a role to play given their high protein content. Approximately 25 to 45…
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Soymilk and Cow’s Milk: New Evidence to Consider
CancerNutritionWomen’s Health
May 20, 2020

Soymilk and Cow’s Milk: New Evidence to Consider

The health effects of cow’s milk have been hotly debated over the past couple of decades. Two recent publications call into question current dietary milk recommendations,1,2 one of which also…
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Don’t Eliminate Beans to Reduce Sulfur Amino Acid Intake
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February 25, 2020

Don’t Eliminate Beans to Reduce Sulfur Amino Acid Intake

Based on an analysis of NHANES III (Third National Examination and Nutritional Health Survey Study (1988-1994) data, Pennsylvania State University researchers recently found that diets lower in sulfur amino acids…
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Consumption of Plant Protein and Soyfoods On the Rise
NutritionSoy Protein
October 21, 2019

Consumption of Plant Protein and Soyfoods On the Rise

New data on the dietary intake of Americans over the past nearly 20 years shows that the intake of plant protein and soyfoods has significantly increased. However, whether the gains…
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When It Comes to Clean Labels, Quality Is What Counts
NutritionSoy Protein
September 23, 2019

When It Comes to Clean Labels, Quality Is What Counts

The recent popularity of plant-based burgers, including those containing soy protein, has led to observations that these products don’t have clean labels. But really, what is a clean label? While…
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Challenges to Dietary Fat Dogma Still Supportive of Soyfoods
Heart HealthNutritionUncategorized
August 21, 2019

Challenges to Dietary Fat Dogma Still Supportive of Soyfoods

Despite recommendations by the major international health agencies to reduce saturated fat intake, debate continues within the scientific community about the relationship between fatty acid intake and coronary heart disease…
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