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

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…

Food

Soy foods Hypotensive? Examining the Clinical Evidence

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Aug 1, 2018

High blood pressure (BP) is an  important risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) worldwide.1,2Current guidelines classify adults with an average systolic blood pressure (SBP) of…

Food

Soybean Components Make Soy Foods Enticing When it Comes to Good Health

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Jul 6, 2018

The dramatic rise in soy research beginning in the early 1990s can be attributed primarily to the new interest in isoflavones. This interest is directly…

Human Consumption

Soy Colorant Has Many Potential Benefits For Food Industry

Ohio Soybean CouncilJun 25, 2018

Consumers in America have been taking more notice of their food and what is in it; seeking less processed products and more natural ingredients. One…

Human Consumption

State Checkoff Aims to Improve Belizean Nutrition with Soy Protein

Kansas Soybean CommissionJun 17, 2018

Belize is one of the poorest countries in Central America, with high incidence of undernourishment. To improve nutrition there and to help communities encourage healthier…