Nutrition
Aquaculture

JAIRO AMEZQUITO, USSEC Project Manager of Aquaculture Utilization for the Americas Region

Jen Del CarmenFeb 1, 2018

Jairo Amezquito talks about the size and strength of the aquaculture markets in Ecuador and…

Food

How Global Food and Lifestyle Trends Increase the Demand for Soyfoods, Part 2

Linda FunkApr 22, 2019

New spins on traditional soyfoods hold appeal for contemporary consumers. “The world is moving toward more plant-based and flexitarian eating. It’s not surprising that the…

Demand

How Global Food and Lifestyle Trends Increase the Demand for Soyfoods, Part 1

Linda FunkApr 16, 2019

New spins on traditional soyfoods hold appeal for contemporary consumers. “The world is moving toward more plant-based and flexitarian eating. It’s not surprising that the…

Animal utilization

U.S. Soy Provides Essential Amino Acids in Animal Production

Matteo CrovettoMar 10, 2019

Matteo Crovetto, professor of animal nutrition at Milan University, says that research on nutrition and the environmental impact of nutrition on animals is key. Soybeans,…

Soybean Meal

More Nutrients and Greater Consistency

Pam HelmsingFeb 20, 2019

Global research continues to demonstrate that soybean and soybean meal products vary widely depending on their origin. U.S. Soy can be counted on by nutritionists…

Food

Diverse Studies Confirm Health Benefits of Soyfood

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Jan 28, 2019

Much of the research published over the past several months goes a long way towards solidifying the benefits of soyfoods as well as dispelling myths…

Food

Ten Reasons Why Soyfoods are Increasingly in Demand

Linda FunkJan 21, 2019

Soyfoods have long been an integral part of Asian cuisine, and are now growing in popularity with American consumers as well. Soy offers versatility, culinary…

Health

Perspective on Breast Cancer and Soy Controversy

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Jan 14, 2019

The soy and breast cancer controversy has been around a long time. It persists despite an abundance of human research supporting the safety and possible…

Amino Acids

Understanding Soybean Quality

Scott NelsonJan 6, 2019

World markets value soybeans for their concentrations of oil and protein. Generally, soybean grain produced in southern climates such as Brazil have higher concentrations of…

Health

Building Muscle? Protein Blends That Include Soy May Be Advantageous Over Single Proteins

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Jan 1, 2019

A novel finding that soy protein and whey protein increase the size of different types of muscle fibers suggests that a combination of these two…

Food

Legume Analysis Highlights Superior Quality of Soy

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Dec 11, 2018

In plant-based diets, beans play a critically important role as sources of protein.  In fact, it is difficult if not impossible to meet the requirement…

High oleic

FDA Authorizes Qualified Health Claim for Oils High in Oleic Acid

USB Staff WriterNov 27, 2018

A new FDA qualified health claim states that oils high in oleic acid, such as high oleic soybean oil, may reduce the risk of coronary…

Aquaculture

USSEC To Take Aquaculture Feed Formula Database Training Worldwide in 2019

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilNov 3, 2018

A workshop training program using the International Aquaculture Feed Formulation Database (IAFFD) will be expanded to global regions beyond Southeast Asia in 2019, according to…

Food

North Dakota Soybean Farmers Meet Growing Demand for Soy Food and Milk

Dady MaskarAug 14, 2018

Bob Sinner of S&B Foods discusses how North Dakota producers provide soybean products to satisfy global demands for healthful soy foods and milks for growing populations.…

Food

Indonesia’s Growing Appetite for U.S. Soy

Dady MaskarAug 13, 2018

The United States exported 2.5 million tons of soybeans to Indonesia last year, almost exclusively for human consumption. The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) spoke with…

Animal Feed

What Is Nutrient Density and Why Is It Important?

Jayne GodfreyAug 12, 2018

U.S. Soy Works to Find Added Value Inside the Bean Animal nutrition is a precise science that allows for the most efficient and cost-effective way…

Food

High Blood Pressure? Soyfoods May be a Good Fit

Sandra AllonenAug 7, 2018

Are soyfoods a good fit for people with high blood pressure? Absolutely. Low sodium soy products such as unsalted edamame, roasted (unsalted) soy nuts, soy…