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Soy Protein

New consumer research offers insights on “plant-based” meat alternatives, guides terminology
Soy Protein
November 22, 2021

New consumer research offers insights on “plant-based” meat alternatives, guides terminology

When it comes to meat alternatives made from plant protein, consumers use “plant-based” as a top descriptor and indicate a strong preference for clear and accurate terms. Newly published research…
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Research Highlights Relevant to Soy Isoflavones, SIF, Ultra-processed Foods and Protein Quality
Children's HealthNutritionSoy Protein
September 30, 2021

Research Highlights Relevant to Soy Isoflavones, SIF, Ultra-processed Foods and Protein Quality

  Soy isoflavones and Alzheimer’s disease Although isoflavones are routinely classified as endocrine disruptors (EDs) a recent comprehensive technical review that focused on the observational and clinical data concluded this…
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New Evidence Further Shows Linoleic Acid is Beneficial and Not Pro-inflammatory
Soy OilSoy Protein
September 23, 2021

New Evidence Further Shows Linoleic Acid is Beneficial and Not Pro-inflammatory

Inflammation is thought to be involved in the etiology of many chronic diseases, including heart disease, diabetes and some cancers. For this reason, the changing scientific consensus that omega-6 polyunsaturated…
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Are Fermented Soyfoods Hypoallergenic?
Soy AllergySoy Protein
September 10, 2021

Are fermented soyfoods hypoallergenic?

First, a little background: Soy is one of the eight foods thought to be responsible for 90% of food-allergic reactions among Americans.1 Even so, only about three out of every…
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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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Soy Protein Promotes Men’s Health, Muscle Mass, and Strength
Hot TopicsMen’s HealthSoy Protein
April 29, 2021

Soy Protein Promotes Men’s Health, Muscle Mass, and Strength

A recent surge in evidence from an array of sources highlights the nutritional and health attributes of soy protein for men. These sources include newly published research, the recently released…
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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 a man use a machine at a gym to build muscle mass.
Men’s HealthSoy Protein
February 25, 2021

Supplementing Plant-Based Diets with Soy Protein Increases Muscle Mass and Strength

Considerable work has been devoted to determining the optimal protein for building muscle mass and strength in response to resistance exercise training (RET). Until recently, there was a consensus within…
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An image depicting a man cooking soyfoods. Research shows soy protein does not negatively effect testosterone levels.
Men’s HealthSoy Protein
January 31, 2021

Soy Protein Does Not Lower Testosterone or Raise IGF-1 Levels in Men

Research from the University of Illinois by Bosland et al.1 provides important insight about the effects of soy protein on hormone levels in men. This study is especially notable because…
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an image depicting hybrid meats.
Soy Protein
January 25, 2021

Hybrid Meats Containing Soy have Broad Appeal

Hybrid meats, including those that contain soy, may appeal to both flexitarians and meat eaters. A recent New York Times article highlighted the high prevalence of vegetarianism in Brazil, a…
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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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