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Soy Protein

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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Soy Protein Makes a Comeback
Hot TopicsSoy Protein
October 2, 2019

Soy Protein Makes a Comeback

By Virginia Messina, RDN -- Once hailed as a matchless plant protein for crafting veggie meats and cheeses, soy protein has lately been pushed aside in favor of trendier options…
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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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Decades of Research Show Soy Protein Lowers LDL-Cholesterol
Heart HealthSoy Protein
July 25, 2019

Decades of Research Show Soy Protein Lowers LDL-Cholesterol

Two newly published analyses support the efficacy of soy protein for lowering blood cholesterol levels.1,2 Published in top tier peer-reviewed nutrition and medical journals, the combined research directly addresses recent…
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Men’s HealthSoy ProteinWomen’s Health
September 17, 2018

Building Muscle? Protein Blends That Include Soy May Be Advantageous Over Single Proteins

A novel finding that soy protein and whey protein increase the size of different types of muscle fibers suggests that a combination of these two proteins may be a more…
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Soy Protein
June 28, 2018

Weight Loss: Soy vs. Non-Soy Protein

For decades, the merits of consuming plant vs animal protein have been hotly debated.  From an historical perspective, until fairly recently, plant protein often came up short. However, slowly over…
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NutritionSoy Protein
May 30, 2018

Is Soybean Lectin an Issue?

Lectins have been in the spotlight, and for some, have become a cause for concern. At least when it comes to soyfoods, that concern is mostly much ado about nothing.…
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Soy Protein
December 28, 2017

Soyfoods: Part of a Comprehensive Approach to Lowering Chronic Disease Risk

  A systematic review and meta-analysis published by Canadian researchers highlights the important role plant protein, and in particular soy protein, can have in reducing risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).1…
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Soy Protein
October 31, 2017

The Scientific Data Are Clear: Soy Protein Provides Heart Health Benefits

Soy protein lowers blood cholesterol levels according to years of scientific evidence 1-10 and the conclusions of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and health agencies in Canada 11…
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