Health Canada has approved a health claim linking the consumption of protein-rich soy food to lowering cholesterol levels.
Hundreds of studies are conducted on soy each year. We’ve read them, scoured the data, and determined what is sound science. Here’s what you need to know from the catalog of 2014 research.
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.
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?
“We found preliminary data that suggests that soy is actually protective and that higher soy intake may lead to later puberty.” – Louise Greenspan, co-author of The New Puberty