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Can Soyfoods Help Combat the Rise in Iron Deficiency Anemia?
Nutrition
September 10, 2021

Can Soyfoods Help Combat the Rise in Iron Deficiency Anemia?

Iron deficiency is a common nutritional problem globally and recent data indicate the prevalence of iron deficiency anemia in the United States is increasing.1 Do soyfoods have a role in…
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Woman drinking soymilk
NutritionSoy ProteinWomen’s Health
May 27, 2021

Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation Protect against Fractures in Vegan Women

While there is evidence indicating vegetarian diets reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes,1 cardiovascular diseases,2 and certain cancers,3 there are also concerns that a vegetarian, and especially…
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Couple Cooking Healthy Food Making Vegetable Salad Standing In Kitchen At Home
NutritionSoy Protein
April 29, 2021

Not all plant foods are equally healthy

Health authorities increasingly recommend that Westerners shift toward more plant-based diets for health and environmental reasons. Common types of vegetarian diets include lacto-ovo vegetarian and vegan diets. While most people…
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An image depicting healthful foods in a clinical setting
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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An image depicting two children drinking soymilk, the only approved non-dairy alternative..
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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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
NutritionSoy Protein
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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