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Soy

Also Known As : Soybean, Soya

Vegetarian

Usage Tips

  1. Soy is widely used in cooking.
  2. It can be used to prepare soy milk, tofu, soy yogurt and soy flour.
  3. Soy nuts, soy chips and soy bars made with soy can be served as snacks.

Description

Soy is a bushy annual herb with purple to pink flowers. It is cultivated for its nutritious oil-rich seeds.

Health benefits

  • Soy is beneficial for heart health as it contains good cholesterol that helps to lower the risk of heart diseases.
  • It is useful in reducing obesity in postmenopausal women.
  • Soy is helpful for women with breast cancer.(1)

Note

High soy intake can increase thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels in women which may lead to Hypothyroidism.(2)

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