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2011-01-24 06:50:00

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers struggle to find healthy, allergen-free, convenient foods, Doylestown, PA-based Asherah's Gourmet is proud to announce the expansion of their line of 100% certified organic, certified gluten-free, soy-free Vegan Burgers. Their products are now available in 58 Whole Foods Market stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Ohio, and Kentucky. They are also at independent health...

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2010-12-29 07:58:21

Studies suggest that soy supplements taken regularly by menopausal women don't put them at a higher risk for breast cancer or any other health issues. The soybean (Glycine max) belongs to the legume family, whose members include peas, beans, and peanuts, as well as clovers and alders. Legumes feature phytonutrients that lend some unique benefits to women in menopause. The soybean in especially rich in isoflavones, the most widely studied class of phytonutrients. Of the three main types of...

2010-12-02 10:11:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the December 2010 Journal of Nutrition Supplement titled, "Soy Summit: Exploration of the Nutrition and Health Effects of Whole Soy," consensus has been reached among leading soy science experts surrounding three main areas of debate: soy and women's health, soy and heart health, and soy and overall nutrient adequacy. Leading soy experts agree that including soyfoods in a balanced diet will have beneficial effects and...

2010-11-15 08:06:00

VANCOUVER, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ - Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX - BU) ("Burcon") announced today that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent (the "Letter of Intent") with Archer Daniels Midland Company ("ADM") which details the intention of the two parties to enter into a license agreement pursuant to which Burcon will license (the "License") its CLARISOY((R)) technology to ADM on an exclusive basis to produce, market and sell CLARISOY((R)) soy protein isolates...

2010-10-20 12:28:32

University of Illinois scientists think they have solved an interesting problem: how to get protein-deficient Indian schoolchildren to consume soy, an inexpensive and complete vegetable protein. What's more, they've joined forces with an Indian foundation that can get the high-protein soy snack they've developed into the hands of 1.2 million hungry kids who need it. "Although the country has decidedly vegetarian tastes, the Indian people just don't care for soy," said Soo-Yeun Lee, a U of I...

2010-10-19 16:39:21

Data are presented on natural S-equol from SE5-OH The latest research into the health effects and safety of a soy-based compound called S-equol was described in talks and presentations by experts at a special session on Tuesday, Oct. 19 during the Ninth International Symposium on the Role of Soy in Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention and Treatment, held Oct. 16 to 19 in Washington, D.C. S-equol is a compound resulting -- when certain bacteria are present in the digestive track --...

2010-10-19 11:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With nearly 2,000 scientific studies on soy published annually, the amount of new information on soy's health effects could understandably overwhelm the typical consumer. However, consumers looking to make informed decisions about their diet, whether to lower cholesterol or decrease breast cancer risk, received a major boost this week, as the foremost soy nutrition researchers gathered from around the world to present their latest findings at the 9th...

2010-10-14 00:58:20

As consumers eat more fish as part of a healthy diet, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are helping producers meet this demand by developing new feeds that support sustainable aquaculture production. Commercial fish farms have traditionally fed feeds that include high levels of fishmeal and fish oil, according to fish physiologist Rick Barrows with USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS). But the fishmeal in these feeds comes from small, bony fish species like menhaden,...

2010-10-13 07:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Silk® Soymilk, the leading soymilk brand in the U.S., today announced a new website (www.silksoymilk.com/traceit/) that allows consumers to trace the origin of the soybeans in each carton of Silk down to the county level. The first-of-its-kind site for soy is intended to provide consumers with additional information about where their Silk soymilk comes from and how it is made. Consumers can use the website to enter the...

2010-09-23 06:21:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- September is the time for big plays and winning combinations. One combination that is a winner all-year round is soyfoods and men's health. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month and the Soyfoods Association of North America (SANA) believes it's a perfect time to remind Americans of the facts about men's health and soyfoods. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100922/SANALOGO) (Logo:...


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