Soy protein is a high-quality, complete protein with a variety of health benefits. Among soy's most notable benefits are its effects on lowering blood cholesterol levels. In fact, more than ten years ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a health claim for soy
on the basis of its heart health benefits. Since then, government agencies in eleven other countries have followed suit. Additionally, soy is the only widely available plant source of protein that is considered a "complete" source of protein
, comparable in protein quality to meat, milk and eggs.
Soy protein can play an important part in your daily low cholesterol, low saturated fat diet by helping to reduce cholesterol and the risk of heart disease.
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Soy protein is a high-quality, complete protein that can help you meet your protein needs.
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Soy foods can be a major source of protein for children because they contain all essential amino acids and many are fortified with vitamins and minerals.»View more information about child nutrition.