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Benefits of Soy
The benefits of soy foods are often cited in the news, including reports that soy protein may help prevent certain cancers and heart disease, reduce hot flashes and lower cholesterol. Many health benefits of soy protein and isoflavones have been wellresearched by rigorous clinical studies across several countries and many other proposed benefits are currently under study. Discussion of health benefits are bolstered by the fact that the fact that soy beans contain many macro-nutrients required for good nutrition:
All essential amino acids of protein  Complex carbohydrates  Omega-3 fatty acids Vitamins and minerals such as calcium, folate and iron

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However, the benefits of soy extend far past health and food. The oil of this versatile plant serves as the base for a variety of industrial lubricants, cosmetics, candles and even vehicle fuel (biodiesel).

Learn more about the science behind health benefits for soy foods and the history of soy beans in the United States.

Soy milk vs. Dairy
Soy milk is good and good for you. As you can see from the chart below, soy milk packs more vitamins and minerals, and less fat and calories. NUTRITIONAL CHART
(based on one 8-ounce serving)
Leading Vanilla Soy Milk 2% Dairy Milk* Calories Fat Saturated Fat Cholesterol Sugar Sodium Carbohydrates Vitamin A Vitamin D Calcium Iron Folate 100 3.5g 0.5g 0 7g 95mg 10g 10% 30% 30% 6% 6% 120 5g 3g 20mg 12g 100mg 11g 10% 25% 30% 0% 3%

* USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 18


								
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