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Peanut-Allergic Individuals Unlikely to React to Soy

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Jan 16, 2020

Cross-reactivity in allergic reactions occurs when the proteins in one substance are similar to the proteins found in another. Because peanuts and soy are both…

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Soyfoods Do Not Increase Risk of Developing Gout

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Dec 2, 2019

What was once called the “disease of kings” could now just as well be called the “disease of commoners.” Gout is now the most common…

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Soy Protein Makes a Comeback

Virginia MessinaNov 19, 2019

Once hailed as a matchless plant protein for crafting veggie meats and cheeses, soy protein has lately been pushed aside in favor of trendier options…

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Challenges to Dietary Fat Dogma Still Supportive of Soyfoods

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Nov 16, 2019

Despite recommendations by the major international health agencies to reduce saturated fat intake, debate continues within the scientific community about the relationship between fatty acid…

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Consumption of Plant Protein and Soyfoods On the Rise

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Oct 30, 2019

New data on the dietary intake of Americans over the past nearly 20 years shows that the intake of plant protein and soyfoods has significantly…

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Soy to the World

North Dakota Soybean CouncilOct 26, 2019

Valley City, North Dakota farmer Monte Peterson was struck by the importance that many cultures place on soyfoods while on a recent trip to China.…