Health Professionals

Soy Protein May Provide Patient Benefits

 

Soyfoods have attracted the attention of research scientists around the world for health properties beyond basic nutrition. Soy is a complete protein and soyfoods are rich in vitamins and minerals including folate, potassium and, in some cases, fiber.

 

Free Materials


Share soy resources in your office or patient exam room, including health and recipe brochures.


Notecards
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Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition


The annual Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition study provides valuable insights into perceptions about general nutrition, health and soyfoods, such as:


  • Nutrition attitudes and resulting effects on purchasing decisions

  • Nutritional habits and obesity concerns

  • Awareness of soy’s health benefits

  • Perceptions of biotechnology and sustainability

  • Knowledge and behaviors about fats and oils

CPE Accredited Provider


Registered Dietitians, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners receive continuing professional education units for reading
Soy Connection newsletters and taking the respective test online.

Soy for Women’s Health


Studies show that postmenopausal women may reap particular benefits from including soy in their diet. This fact sheet discusses recent research into the benefits and safety of soy for women, from heart disease to hot flashes.