TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Soybean Commission is encouraging Kansans to boost soy protein intake to improve their health. The organization is distributing free Soyfoods Guides to teach people the health benefits of soy as well as recipes that incorporate it.
According to Charlene Patton, the Food and Drug Administration and the American Heart Association recommend consuming 25 grams of soy protein each day.
Patton said studies show soy reduces the risk of coronary heart disease and some cancers.
Sources of soy:
- Yellow soybeans
- Black soybeans
- Soy milk
- Soy nuts
Tune into the Kansas First News morning newscast on Monday, July 28, and Monday, August 25. Charlene Patton will share some easy soy recipes you can make with your family.