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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.

Food Group Tips for Diabetics

Diabetic Dietary Guidelines

Soybean Milk vs Dairy Milk

We compare the difference between infant soy and cow’s milk formulas (breast-milk substitutes) and look at the overall health benefits of soy milk.

The History of the Soya Bean

Henry Ford is mostly remembered for the Model T Ford, manufacturing, mass production and improving the lot of the factory worker. But he should equally be remembered for his extensive soybean experimentation and research.