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Soya milk

Also Known As : Soyabean milk, soy milk


Taste Profile

It has a beany and nutty taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Soya milk can be used to prepare tofu, a cheese substitute. Soy milk can be consumed as a substitute to dairy milk. It can be used as a substitute to cow's milk in many vegan recipes. It can be used in preparation of soy yogurt and soy kefir. It can be used as a soup for making a cold noodle soup, a korean cuisine.


Soya milk is a plant-based drink extracted from the soybean. It is a stable emulsion of oil, water, and protein and is produced by soaking and grinding soybeans. The mixture is then boiled, filtering out the remaining particulates. Soy milk, along with other soy products are considered as traditional staples of Asian cuisine. They can be used as replace meat and non-vegetarian dishes for its protein content.

Health benefits

  • Soy milk is a good source of soy protein containing amino acid and isoflavones content that can help to lower LDL cholesterol, promoting better heart health.(1)
  • It can provide relief from postmenopausal issues as it may assist in preventing maladies that occur due to the natural loss of estrogen hormone.(1)
  • It can provide relief from osteoporosis in postmenopausal women as they are more prone to osteoporosis.(1)
  • Isoflavones in soy milk act as an anti-cancer agent in menopausal women who are at higher risk for breast cancer.(1)
  • Soy isoflavones have antioxidant properties that help in reducing oxidative stress and damage.(1)
  • Being rich in isoflavones, soy milk can help to lower metabolic obesity in men and, as well as post-menopausal women.(1)

Selection Guide

Soy milk is available both as unflavoured as flavoured(vanilla, chocolate and kesar). Go for organic and unsweetened versions if available.


Those who are allergic to soy must not consume soy milk to avoid allergic reactions.(2)

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