Soy phytoestrogen found not related to breast and uterine cancer or thyroid disorders in post-menopausal women.
There is a food industry-wide demand for more cost-effective and sustainable alternatives to reduce the dependence on eggs for food safety and cultural considerations. Plant-based alternatives offer a vegan-friendly option that is also dairy and egg allergen-free without fear of salmonella contamination.
Health Canada has approved a health claim linking the consumption of protein-rich soy food to lowering cholesterol levels.
Whether you’re eating tofu as a vegan/vegetarian substitute, for health benefits, or because you enjoy its versatility in cooking, here are some healthy tofu recipes from top celebrity chefs you can try at home.
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.