Nutrition
Amino Acids

U.S. Soybean Meal: Quality and Economic Benefits

Emily DustmanJul 2, 2020

A new meta-analytical study reinforces U.S. Soy’s reputation for being a global leader in quality…

Amino Acids

Research Enhances Understanding of the Nutritional and Economic Differences in Soybean Meal from Different Origins

Paul Murphy-SpoonerJul 6, 2020

Meta-analysis compares commercial soybean meals produced from different countries, informing the U.S. soybean meal quality advantage and economic benefits. ST. LOUIS (July 6, 2020) –…

Food

Emerging Research Explores New Potential Benefits of Eating Soyfoods

Linda FunkJun 13, 2020

Emerging areas of soyfoods research may help support the demand for U.S.-grown soy as consumers better understand the nutrition and potential health benefits of consuming…

Food

Developing a Global Taste for Soyfoods

Linda FunkMay 10, 2020

Here’s how culinary professionals learn from each other’s cultures and cuisines. These examples demonstrate how U.S.-grown soy fulfills global nutrition needs and contributes to contemporary…

Amino Acids

U.S. Soy Provides Shelf-Stable Protein for the World in Uncertain Times

Linda FunkApr 23, 2020

The quality and reliability of U.S.-grown soy make it a logical choice not only for nourishing the growing global population, but also a practical choice…

Food

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

Linda FunkApr 11, 2020

U.S. soybean farmers take advantage of innovative technology, sustainability practices and conservation standards to promote global food security for a growing world population. 

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…