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2010-07-13 15:46:53

New research finds that chemicals in soy reduce weight gain in a rat model of menopause. Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, finds that a diet rich in soy prevents weight gain in post-menopausal female rats. Previous research suggests that reduced levels of the hormone estrogen during menopause are responsible for the increased body weight...

2010-04-02 11:49:02

URBANA "“ If you're serious about losing weight, check out recent studies done in Elvira de Mejia's University of Illinois laboratory. Her research provides insight into the way a certain type of soy protein inhibits fat accumulation and reduces inflammation. "We found that soybeans rich in beta-conglycinins limit lipid accumulation in fat cells by inhibiting an enzyme called fatty acid synthase. What's more, we have identified the specific peptides (digested proteins) that do this, and...

2010-04-01 15:25:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAIN), a leading natural and organic products company in North America and Europe providing consumers with "A Healthy Way of Life(TM)," today announced that Irwin D. Simon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hain Celestial will appear on the series, "The Martha Stewart Show" (nationally syndicated, check local listings) on April 6, 2010. As the 40th anniversary of Earth Day is April 22nd and...

2010-03-22 08:53:00

SPRINGVILLE, Calif., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Tropical Traditions announced today that it has started shipping organic soy-free eggs high in Omega 3 fatty acids to its consumers nationwide. These new eggs come from chickens that are raised by family farmers and eat a coconut-based soy-free feed mixture that is certified organic, with no genetically modified grains. Tropical Traditions developed the feed the chickens eat: Cocofeed. Why No Soy? Soy has become a big part of the human diet...

2010-02-10 12:08:24

A previous six-month study by Iowa State University researchers had indicated that consuming modest amounts of soy protein, rich in isoflavones, lessened lumbar spine bone loss in midlife, perimenopausal women. But now an expanded three-year study by some of those same researchers does not show a bone-sparing effect in postmenopausal women who ingested soy isoflavone tablets, except for a modest effect at the femoral (hip) neck among those who took the highest dosage. The multi-center...

2010-02-05 15:18:21

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and Montana Microbial Products (MMP) of Butte, Mont., have developed a barley protein concentrate that could be fed to trout and other commercially produced fish. Physiologist Rick Barrows at the ARS Small Grains and Potato Germplasm Research Unit in Aberdeen, Idaho, teamed with MMP to apply for a patent on a new enzymatic method that concentrates barley protein and produces raw material for another valuable commodity--ethanol. This process...

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2010-02-04 10:40:00

Mizzou scientist creates a chicken substitute, providing a low-cost, tasty way to add soy to the diet Sure, some delicacies might taste just like chicken, but they usually feel and look much different. Soy meat alternatives, such as the soy burger, have become more popular recently, with increased sales of eight percent from 2007 to 2008. Now, scientists at the University of Missouri have created a soy substitute for chicken that is much like the real thing. The new soy chicken also has...

2010-01-15 16:12:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Haiti's recent 7.0 earthquake has stepped up efforts by the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA), National Soybean Research Laboratory (NSRL) at the University of Illinois and the World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH), who are working together to formulate a plan to provide protein-rich food to the Haitian people. A Catastrophic Earthquake On January 12, 2010, the country of Haiti suffered a devastating earthquake centered about 10 miles...

2009-12-10 18:03:00

In the news release, Major New Study Finds Soyfoods Safe and Beneficial for Women With Breast Cancer, issued 10-Dec-2009 by United Soybean Board over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the subheadline, which read "Journal of the American Medical Association Recommends Soyfoods Consumption for Better Breast Cancer Outcomes" should not have been included in the press release because the Journal of the American Medical Association publishes medical research, it does not make...

2009-12-10 13:42:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A major new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) finds that women with breast cancer would be well-served by including soyfoods in their daily diet. Soyfood consumption was significantly linked to a decreased risk of death and cancer recurrence among the breast cancer patients in this study. Benefits increased up to about 11 grams of soy protein (about two servings) per day; beyond that amount, there was no additional...


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