The Wondrous Benefits of Soy Protein
Soy protein is emerging as one of the great alternative protein sources for human consumption. Health
experts are all excited about how soy protein can change the face of nutrition. What’s all the rage? Here
are some great reasons to get with soy protein.
Soy Protein is Plant Protein
Soy beans contain complete protein and have one of the best protein digestibilities among all protein
sources. Soy beans also contain little or no fat and have virtually no cholesterol. Lactose intolerant ones
will be pleased to know that soy beans contain no lactose.
Being a plant protein, soy is free from steroids and antibiotics animal protein contains. It is also free
from the parasites that contaminate some of these products. They also contain none of the diseases one
can contract from mean sources such as Mad Cow Disease, and Foot and Mouth Disease.
Vegetarians love this bean as it provides a comparable – if not better – source of protein as compared to
its animal counterpart. It provides a protein that is better and easier to digest and is comparable to most
Soy Beans are Very Versatile
Soy beans are very versatile. Various cuisines, especially Asian ones recognize the value of the humble
soy bean. A variety of naturally yummy delicacies are all soy based: tofu, soy pudding, Soya milk, and
meat substitutes – not to mention condiments such as soy sauce, and hoi sin sauce.
To counter the problem of world hunger, the growing of soybeans has been suggested. Not only are
soybeans easy to grow and harvest, they will grow pretty much anywhere and produces much in a little
time. There have been farmers reported to have replaced their entire crop line with soy bean plants.
These hardy little plants produce much per harvest, and, as said earlier, can grow in even the most
The Great Substitute
Soy is low in fat and can be used to substitute most protein sources. When cooking, you may use soy
substitutes instead of flour for a