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
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
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.
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:
Teenagers have very specific nutritional requirements, as they are in a phase of life-cycle of intense growth and bodily development.
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.
Basic dietary and lifestyle guidelines for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease
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.
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
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.