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Soya Life and Lifestyle Disease Benefits

The Soya Life Team has shared with you many of the numerous benefits SOYA has, as a SUPERFOOD, both in the prevention of and in the treatment of lifestyle diseases. A Superfood or Functional Food can be defined as: “a food…Read More

Planning Soya into a balanced diet: Part 2

Use foods that have a Low Glycaemic Index (low GI) The GI refers to CARBOHYDRATE FOODS and is an indication of the RATE at which a specific carbohydrate food affects blood glucose levels after eating that food, compared with pure…Read More

Planning Soya into a balanced diet: Part 1

What constitutes a “balanced diet”? The principles of eating a balanced diet are simple, and designed to assist all people in achieving healthy lifestyles with guaranteed benefits for better health.

Soybean Oil Health Claim

In 2017 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized a new Qualified Health Claim (QHC) for soybean oil and certain foods made from it, as follows:

Soya in Teens’ Diets: For Health, Energy And Growth!

Teenagers have very specific nutritional requirements, as they are in a phase of life-cycle of intense growth and bodily development.

Soya in Kids’ Diets (1 – 12 years): A Useful and Tasty Protein Alternative

An important review article (2013) showed that if one is exposed to soy foods early on in life, the beneficial health effects from soy foods will manifest itself in later life.

Heart-Healthy Diet Tips

Basic dietary and lifestyle guidelines for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease

Heart Disease and Contributing Dietary Factors

Cardiovascular disease is rife in South Africa, with more than 200 people dying per day because of some form of heart and blood vessel disease.

Soya in Sports Nutrition: Using Soya Life Products

The research into using soy protein in sports nutrition has positive results. Soy enhances athletic performance. The isoflavones found in soy protein produce antioxidant effects, which speed recovery and reduce muscle soreness and inflammation. Soy protein has been shown to…Read More

Nutritional Influences on Oestrogen Metabolism

By incorporating dietary changes and using select supplements and functional foods can have profound effects in beneficially influencing oestrogen balance and thus preventing oestrogen-related diseases and conditions.