This year, World Osteoporosis Day has a nutrition theme with “Serve up bone strength throughout life”. Research has shown that healthy eating and physical activity can help to build better bones and prevent osteoporosis. Soyfoods are a key part of a healthy bone diet.
The air is crisp, leaves are starting to fall and coffees, doughnuts and cakes are all being flavored with pumpkin – we are officially in autumn. For U.S. farmers this means a new rotation of crops to harvest, including the all mighty soybean.
Breakfast supplies you with the energy you need to start the day. Everyone should aim to eat a breakfast that gives you protein and fiber to keep you satiated – soyfoods offer all of this and great variety!
The time has come when children are back in school, and we know it’s a busy time for the whole family! While you have many other things to juggle, here are some quick and easy tips to include soyfoods in your child’s lunchbox to help be sure they are getting a nutritious diet throughout the day.
We are approaching the optimum time for edamame harvest with fresh edamame – young soybean – becoming readily available! Whether you find your edamame fresh, frozen or canned, there are endless ways to enjoy nature’s original finger food. These fun pods have 190 calories per 1 cup serving (in the pod), 17 grams of complete protein and 8 grams of fiber. They are an excellent source of magnesium and a good source of potassium, iron, vitamin C and B-6.
The Fitness Gourmet, Patricia Greenberg, represented the Soyfoods Association of North America at the IDEA World Fitness Conference in Los Angeles, CA in July. The Fitness Gourmet demoed delicious, protein-packed soyfoods recipes to fuel athletes through their workouts. Each recipe was a hit and the audience left with new ideas and insights on how and why to incorporate soy into their fitness routine.