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2009-05-04 12:09:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is proud to attend the 11th Annual Global Child Nutrition Forum (GCNF) in Cape Town, South Africa on May 5th and 6th. Only a select group of people from around the world will be participating in the invitation-only event. Two members of the ISA Board of Directors - CW Gaffner and Pat Dumoulin - will represent Illinois farmers and the soybean checkoff. An Exciting Opportunity According to Lyle Roberts, ISA's Chief...

2009-03-31 05:00:00

Biotechnology Recognized as a Tool to Make Soyfoods Even Healthier ST. LOUIS, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent research reveals that 82 percent of healthcare professionals believe soy to be beneficial to the diet. And, the majority recognizes agricultural biotechnology as a method to make food products such as soyfoods even healthier. These findings come from the Healthcare Professional Biotechnology Awareness & Attitude Survey - sponsored by the United Soybean Board (USB) and conducted...

2009-03-26 09:44:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New findings published in the April issue of the Journal of Nutrition suggest soyfoods can play an important role in promoting heart and bone health. The new research was presented at the eighth International Soy Symposium on the role of soy in health promotion and chronic disease prevention and treatment, which was held in Tokyo, November 9-12, 2008. "Much progress has been made in understanding the health effects of soyfoods since...

2009-02-06 15:55:36

An amino acid found in watermelon juice, nuts and other foods may fight obesity, U.S. researchers say. The study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, finds rats fed either low-fat or high-fat diets supplemented with the amino acid arginine over a 12-week period decreased body fat by over 60 percent. This finding could be directly translated into fighting human obesity. At this time, arginine has not been incorporated into our food but could in the future, study leader Guoyao Wu of Texas...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

Research suggests soyfoods may lower risk among postmenopausal women ST. LOUIS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition explores how soyfood consumption may lower the risk of colorectal cancer, or cancer of the colon or rectum, in postmenopausal women. According to the National Cancer Institute, an estimated 71,560 American women were diagnosed with the fourth most common cancer in 2008. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine...

2008-11-13 06:00:08

A survey released today indicates that while about two-thirds of U.S. adults (64%) want to improve either their own or someone else's diet, only 7% of those is doing so by increasing soy intake. The survey, conducted by Harris Interactive(R) on behalf of Stremicks Heritage Foods, found that over half (55%) of all adults admit they are not at all knowledgeable about soy foods and beverages, and less than 1-in-10 (8%) say their doctors or healthcare providers have talked with them about the...

2008-11-11 09:00:47

Solae, a leader in soy protein innovation and technology, unveiled a new study today at the 8th International Symposium on the Role of Soy in Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention and Treatment. A new meta-analysis confirms that soy protein consumption can lead to a meaningful and significant reduction in blood cholesterol levels. Solae is also presenting a poster that defines one of the possible mechanisms by which soy lowers cholesterol and protects against heart disease....

2008-09-22 09:00:38

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Evidence suggests changing eating habits regularly -- and not sticking to any one diet for long -- is a long term trend among Americans. But, beware: constantly changing the diet may actually sabotage good health, if smart eating patterns are never established. Jumping on the latest dietary fad isn't always as beneficial as basic good nutrition like whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and high quality protein sources like soy and lean meats. As a...

2008-09-17 06:00:19

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows the importance of maintaining a heart-healthy diet and a low total cholesterol level, however some don't know where to begin and people are always looking for small easy steps to help them get there. Silk(R) Soymilk, the leading soymilk brand in the country, is encouraging consumers to take one easy step for their health and taste buds this September during National Cholesterol Education Month by incorporating Silk into their diets....

2008-09-15 09:00:57

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- For the estimated one in two adult Americans with elevated cholesterol levels, there is good news: eating soy burgers, tofu, and other soyfoods is a tasty way to lower both the total amount of cholesterol in the bloodstream and the so-called "bad" low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol that leads to heart attack and stroke. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/soyfoods/34899/ The latest evidence, promoted during...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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