Item Code: PLSOYTEM
Soybean, the richest protein plant source in the world. Soybeans or soya beans (Glycine max) are a type of legume native to eastern Asia. Sahaja Soyabean are procured directly from farmers' cooperatives. It is healthy, nutritious, 100% organic and free from chemical pesticides.
Nutritional values - It contains low calories, fats and carbohydrates and free from cholesterol. It is a rich source of dietary fiber and fatty acids. The main types of protein are glycinin and conglycinin, the predominant type of fat is linoleic acid. The low GI makes it suitable for people with diabetes.
Health benefits - To prevent from diseases and other disorders, humans consume soybean in their regular diet. It helps to fight against cancer, menopause and cardiovascular diseases. It also helps to increase the bone strength.
Though it has many benefits, one should be aware of the adverse effects also, like high consumption of Soya may suppress Thyroid function, it contains insoluble fibre, which may cause Flatulence and Diarrhea in sensitive individuals. For some it may lead to allergic reactions.
In the kitchen - In Asia, Soybeans are often eaten whole, but heavily processed Soya products are much more common in Western countries.
Various Soya products are available, including Soy Flour, Soy protein, Tofu, Soy Milk, Soy Sauce, and Soybean oil.