Health benefits of Soy protein in association with Dupont
Recently I was a part of a great learning session on the importance of The power of Soy Protein in association with #DUPONT nutrition and health organized by Ebix India. The idea behind the bloggers meet was to spread and raise awareness about the benefits of soy protein –“A superior plant-based protein “The meet was organized in Courtyard Marriott Gurugram, the speakers on the panel we’re –Reena Chaudhary (Regional communications specialist South Asia), Indrani Chatterjee (Regional product line manager), Karuna Jaikrishna (Innovation leader) , Sujith Sathyadas(Regional marketing manager) and Dr.Namita Nadar (HOD clinical nutrition & dietetics, Fortis hospital Noida).
What is Soy protein?
Soy protein is a versatile, high-quality, plant-based protein. It can be used to create novel high-protein, nutritious foods, and beverages or as an economic and functional alternative to meat or dairy proteins.
Soy protein is a protein that is isolated from soybean. It is made from soybean meal that has been dehulled and defatted. Dehulled and defatted soybeans are processed into three kinds of high protein commercial products:
Importance of the Power of Soy Protein-
Do you know that growing bodies need ample protein and other nutrients to develop to their full body potential.Soy protein is an easily digested source of high-quality protein that provides all the essential amino acids in the right amount to support growth and development of children?
Swapping a low protein high fat snack for a snack that delivers a high-quality lean protein, such as soy has been shown to improve overall diet quality for the day and also beneficially influence certain aspects of mood and cognition in adolescents.
Soy proteins are used in infant formulas and enteral nutrition products, as ingredients in meat products, and as protein supplements. Although it is a plant protein, the protein quality of soy protein is excellent. Soy fiber is used in enteral nutrition products and some bakery goods. Research shows that soy fiber provides the important health benefits usually associated with dietary fiber, including improved laxation and cholesterol-lowering ability. This check provides background information on soy protein and soy fiber and their use in human foods.
Why do we need protein?
Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. Hair and nails are mostly made of protein. Your body uses protein to build and repair tissues. You also use protein to make enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals. Protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. Benefits of consuming soy protein in your diet-
- It helps in weight maintenance and satiety.
- Muscle growth and repair.’
- Supporting healthy living and an active lifestyle.
- Hearth health.
- Relieve Menopausal Symptoms.
- Boost Digestion.
- Control Diabetes
What I learned from the meet –
- Protein is better than carbon hydra diets as it controls appetite.
- It helps in controlling abdominal fat.
- Quality of the protein is very important.
- All plant protein is not the same.
- Blend all the protein together for an awesome result.
- least two serving of soy protein is recommended after the workout.
Soybean protein is a “complete protein” since it provides all of the essential amino acids for human nutrition. Soybean protein is essentially identical to that of other legume pulses and is one of the least expensive sources of dietary protein. For this reason, soy is important to many vegetarians and vegans.
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Disclaimer-Consult your doctor before consuming protein in your diet. The above article is just for reference purpose.