Men, we’ve got some good news for you: eating soyfoods is not only safe, it provides a good source of quality protein to fuel your workout, lower the risk of heart disease, lower the risk of prostate cancer and help with weight management.
Soy added to packaged foods raises hormone levels
Isoflavone intake for the average U.S. person is only 2.35 mg/day.
Have a beloved recipe? Chances are soyfoods can be swapped into it to add protein and nutrients for a heart-healthy alternative to your favorite foods.
From 1996 to 2011, soyfoods sales increased from $1 billion to $5.2 billion. More than 84% of consumers
say soy is healthy because of its benefits to heart health, is low in fat, and a great source of protein.
Soy protein isolate is a dry powder food ingredient that has been separated or isolated from the other components of the soybean, making it 90 to 95 percent protein and nearly carbohydrate and fat-free.
Founding Father Benjamin Franklin introduced soybeans and the first recipe for tofu to America in 1770.