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Nutrition
November 8, 2017

Speaking of Soy: Media and Internet Do a Disservice to the Science

These days, everybody is a nutrition expert. A recent survey of osteopathic medical students found that the students had little knowledge of medical nutrition therapy, but the majority said they…
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Nutrition
October 5, 2017

Soymilk: Should It Be Fortified With Iodine?

Plant milks are low in iodine and as a result, consumers who replace cow’s milk with plant milks are at risk of becoming iodine deficient-- so says a report by…
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Nutrition
August 3, 2017

Soy and Puberty: No Adverse Effect

Throughout much of the world puberty is occurring at younger and younger ages. In particular, breast development and menarche in girls is occurring earlier.1 This trend toward earlier development most…
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NutritionSoy Protein
July 17, 2017

Sports Nutrition Paper Falls Short In Analysis of Soy Protein and Strength

A new position paper on protein and exercise from the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) provides useful information for health professionals.1  But it falls short in its conclusions about…
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Nutrition
June 9, 2017

Soymilk and Growth in Children

By Mark Messina, PhD, MS Research suggests that the type of milk consumed may modestly impact childhood growth, although this effect most likely will be impacted by overall diet.1  However, there…
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Soyfoods make it easier to eat more legumes
Nutrition
April 19, 2017

Soyfoods Make It Easy to Eat More Legumes

The United Nations declared 2016 to be the International Year of the Pulses, placing a focus on the role of these foods in healthy diets and sustainable food production. Pulses…
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Soyfoods Highlighted in Position Paper By Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Nutrition
April 10, 2017

Soyfoods Highlighted in Position Paper By Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, including soyfoods in vegetarian diets is one easy way to make this eating pattern more healthful.(1) In the most recent update to…
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CancerNutrition
January 27, 2017

Replace Dairy Fat with PUFA to Reduce CVD Risk

Looking for protection against heart disease? One way would be to replace dairy fat with polyunsaturated fat (PUFA). Dairy fat may not be as harmful as it has typically been…
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NutritionSoy Protein
January 6, 2017

Even Distribution of Daily Protein Intake a Key to Good Health

When it comes to plant-based diets, both the amount and type of protein consumed matters. Soybeans score high on both metrics: they provide more protein and better quality protein than…
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Evaluating Nutrition in Plant Milks
Nutrition
December 14, 2016

Evaluating Nutrition in Plant Milks

Which plant milk—soy, almond, cashew or coconut—is most nutritious? According to a recent  article in the New York Times, it’s none of the above. Instead, in what sounded like an…
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