Initial 2013 soyfoods sales figures show strong growth in categories such as food and energy bars, cold cereals and snacks with soy protein. The U.S. retail soyfoods industry totaled $4.5 billion in 2013.
While people are often aware of the plentiful health benefits of tofu, as well as some of the delicious ways the product is served in restaurants, preparing tofu at home is a common dilemma. We offer several options for preparing tofu that provide many different variations and flavor profiles.
A recent commercial has alluded to the confusion of ingredients in deli meat — one of them being soy protein isolate — and suggesting it’s either a filler or something “surprising” that kids don’t understand. Well, we’re here to alleviate that confusion and help everyone understand just what an isolate is.
September is National Cholesterol Education Month. Having high cholesterol puts you at risk of developing heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. Are you aware of your cholesterol levels?