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Soy Protein

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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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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Prevalence of Soy Allergy Lowest Among the Big 8
Soy AllergySoy Protein
February 4, 2020

Prevalence of Soy Allergy Lowest Among the Big 8

Some evidence suggests that an increasing number of Americans report being allergic to one or more foods.1 Consequently, more and more consumers are eliminating certain foods from their diet; however,…
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Peanut-Allergic Individuals Unlikely to React to Soy
Soy AllergySoy Protein
January 3, 2020

Peanut-Allergic Individuals Unlikely to React to Soy

Cross-reactivity in allergic reactions occurs when the proteins in one substance are similar to the proteins found in another. Because peanuts and soy are both legumes, there is concern that…
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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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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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