Nutrition
Digestible Protein

Study Substantiates Soy Protein Helps to Combat Severe Acute Malnutrition in Children

Will McNairJul 8, 2019

Globally, approximately 20 million children suffer from severe acute malnutrition (SAM). While SAM is a…

Food

Providing Sustainable Protein for Global Nutrition Needs, Part 1 of 2

Linda FunkMar 31, 2020

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) shares information about trends that create a demand for U.S.-grown soybeans. This is Part One of a two-part series…

Food

Fermented Soy Associated with Lower Mortality Risk, According to Study

Will McNairMar 8, 2020

Fermented soy products may reduce the risk of premature death, says a recent British Medical Journal (BMJ) observational study. Men and women who ate fermented…

Food

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…

Health

Debunking Soy Consumption Myths

Laura TempleDec 29, 2019

Soybeans deliver complete protein along with vitamins, minerals, healthy fatty acids and fiber. But conflicting research has created uncertainty about consuming soy. A research summary…

Food

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…

Soybean Meal

Lebanese Buyer: “U.S. Soy is the Best Quality Soybean Meal in the World”

USSEC Staff WriterNov 27, 2019

Lebanese buyer Wael Chabarek of Shabarek Trading attended the 2019 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange & Specialty Soy Conference where he had the opportunity to…

High oleic

U.S. High Oleic Soybean Oil Highlighted at NFL Tailgate Party In Mexico City

Kevin RoepkeNov 24, 2019

On November 19, the National Football League (NFL) celebrated its fourth game to be held in Mexico City’s historic Estadio Azteca.  The game featured the…

Food

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…

Food

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…

Animal Feed

Soybean Meal May Boost Faster Pig Growth in Feed Rations

Lisa HumphreysNov 14, 2019

Recent work published by researchers at Kansas State University suggests that increasing the percentage of soybean meal in swine diets may result in higher-than-expected energy…

Health

6 Benefits and Uses of Soybean Oil

Rachael LinkNov 11, 2019

Soybean oil is a vegetable oil that’s extracted from the seeds of the soybean plant. Between 2018 and 2019, around 62 million tons (56 million…

Health

Skeletal Benefits of Soy

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Nov 5, 2019

There may be two important reasons for women with breast cancer to consume soy. The skeletal benefits of soy have been investigated in earnest for…

Food

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…

Food

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.…

Exports

Bangladeshi Feed Producer Values U.S. Soy’s Nutrient Profile

USSEC Staff WriterOct 23, 2019

Fazie Rahim Khan, Managing Director of Aftab Bahumukhi Farms from Bangladesh, produces poultry, cattle, and fish feed. He says that his customers are looking for…