Soybean Benefits & Facts

Learn the many benefits of soybeans, and the answers to your questions about soy. The United States and more than a dozen countries around the world recognize soyfoods as heart healthy. Soy is the only protein that carries the FDA’s heart health claim. Besides lowering cholesterol, soy protein is a very high-quality protein as it provides all the essential amino acids in the amounts needed by the body to make protein. Additionally, the quality of soy protein is similar to animial protein and higher than the quality of nearly all other plant proteins. Soybeans are even a source of folate, potassium and fiber.

For more information on soybean benefit topics, visit Soy Connection pages focusing on health benefits, FDA heart health claims and GMO facts.