For meeting dietary protein requirements Dupont Nutrition and health have come to the conclusion , after years of research and development that soy protein is extremely safe and effective alternative to dairy products.
To learn more about the same, I attended a bloggers meet on 1st December organised by Dupont and got to learn a lot about Soy protein from industry and health experts like:
•Esha Kakkar : Sales Leader , Dupont.
•Indranil Chatterjee : Regional product line manager.
•Jigna Seth : Nutritionist and fitness consultant.
What exactly is Soy and what are It’s health advantages?
A superior plant-based protein:
Soy protein is superior among plant proteins on the basis of its health benefits and protein quality .
Most plant proteins are lacking in one or more of the essential amino acids, making them lower quality proteins.
Soy protein is a high-quality protein, containing all the essential amino acids in the proper ratio to be considered a high-quality protein.
In addition, being a plant-based protein, soy protein boasts of additional benefits including low fat content and saturated fat.
What’s better is that It is also free of cholesterol and lactose.
Research has also proven that soy protein is heart healthy, can assist in supporting healthy weight loss .
It also supports muscle maintenance and growth as part of an exercise program. Intake of soy protein, in adequate amounts:
Keeps heart healthy: Soy protein benefits in reducing elevated cholesterol levels. This significantly reduces the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases.
As part of a healthy diet, soy foods can replace less healthy foods that are high in saturated fat and cholesterol.
Aids in weight management –
Research suggests that plant protein, such as soy, in our diet plays a key role in controlling weight, particularly in aging people struggling with weight loss.
By decreasing caloric intake and short-term appetite, soy aids weight and fat loss.
Consumption of soy, when combined with resistance exercise and during weight loss, helps these individuals maintain a healthy body composition.
Improves muscle health-
Intake of soy protein not only promotes healthy muscle growth but also helps reduce loss of lean body mass during weight loss.
By supporting muscle health and function it benefits aging individuals.
Studies have shown that intake of soy protein, in adequate amounts, promotes fat loss while preserving muscle mass and supporting lean body mass gains.
DuPont Nutrition & Health is a world-leader in developing innovative soy-based ingredients that enable nutritious and great-tasting food and beverage products.
Their rigorous quality standards for raw materials, manufacturing and inventory control ensure that the soy protein products deliver the highest levels of quality, safety and consistency.
So choose soy proteins for innumerable health benefits and all those who are looking for weight management have all the reasons to opt for this source of protein for a healthier and fitter you.