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Soy and Heath

Soybeans contain:

  • 37% protein (meat protein ranges from 15 - 20%)
  • 34% carbohydrates
  • 18% oil
  • a range of vitamins and minerals

Some soy products may:

  • be very good for your heart by reducing cholesterol and inhibiting cholesterol oxidation
  • reduce the risk of cancer due to a family of chemicals called isoflavones
  • help prevent and treat osteoporosis
  • help diabetes sufferers
  • reduce menopausal symptoms
     
     


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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