High Oleic Soybeans Deliver Oil without Trans Fats

American Soybean Association|Sep 8, 2020

High oleic soybeans were developed with support from the soy checkoff as an innovation that helps soybean farmers meet customer needs for zero transfats.

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Lifestyle Shifts Likely to Boost Consumer Preferences for Soyfoods

Linda Funk|Sep 4, 2020

U.S.-grown soy taps into global lifestyle trends that affect consumer food choices, indicating that new soyfood product opportunities may be on the horizon.

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For Global Soy Consumers, Protein Completeness Matters

Linda Funk|Aug 10, 2020

U.S.-grown soy is a good fit for emerging food and nutrition trends. With today’s interest in plant protein, soy also offers differentiating advantages that can…

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Global Soyfoods-Related Trends, Part 2 of 2

Linda Funk|Jul 21, 2020

Several recent global trends indicate that U.S.-grown soy and soyfoods are poised to gather momentum. Consumers’ food choices—such as blended plant-based meat and dairy alternatives—are…

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Emerging Research Explores New Potential Benefits of Eating Soyfoods

Linda Funk|Jun 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…

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Debunking Soy Consumption Myths

Laura Temple|Dec 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…

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6 Benefits and Uses of Soybean Oil

Rachael Link|Nov 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…

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Soy and Thyroid: Vindication for Soy

Mark Messina, Ph.D.|Oct 19, 2019

Over the past 30 years, soyfoods have been plagued by several controversies. The soy and breast cancer relationship has unquestionably been the most contentious one.…

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Soy in Human Nutrition: Where Does the Research Stand in 2019?

Will McNair|Oct 2, 2019

The health benefits of consuming soy have been studied for over 50 years. In fact, among plant sources of protein, it is perhaps the most…

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Decades of Research Show Soy Protein Lowers LDL Cholesterol

Mark Messina, Ph.D.|Sep 28, 2019

Two newly published analyses support the efficacy of soy protein for lowering blood cholesterol levels.1,2 Published in top tier peer-reviewed nutrition and medical journals, the combined…