We have a special guest post from Plant-Powered Dietitian Sharon Palmer, RD, who offers some new science to those lingering myths.
We bring you the science on the benefits of soy, offer delicious recipes & answer your questions.
Soy added to packaged foods is raising people's 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.