The Power of Soy Protein – Things to know

Protein is one of the most important macronutrients that are essential for growth and repair of muscles tissue. And because of the muscular development most of us, especially fitness enthusiasts consume various protein supplements as a part of daily routine.

There are various sources of protein available. Today we are talking about The Power of Soy Protein. Recently got the opportunity to know more about this plant-based protein in a bloggers meet about “The Power of Soy Protein” organized by Dupont and Ebix India on 29th September 2018 in Delhi.

We got access to some of the most insightful sessions about the Soy Protein via experts. Mr. Indranil Chatterjee, Mrs. Karuna Jaikrishna & Mr. Sujith Sathyadas from DuPont Nutrition & Health and Dr. Namita Nadar from Fortis Hospital through light on the different aspects of Soy Protein.

Protein is very essential for the muscular development of our body. There are various sources of protein available to meet our nutritional needs. All proteins products like beans, milk, cottage cheese, meat, egg, etc contain a different quantity of proteins in it. And we are less familiar with the Soy protein.

WHO recommend Protein Digestibility-Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAAS) to check the quality of protein. Soy Protein has PDCAAS of 1.0 which is equivalent in protein quality to dairy protein. Clinical Research shows that it supports heart health, muscle building and maintenance, weight management and healthy growth and development.

Some of the good sources of proteins are tofu, lentils, nuts, cereals, tempeh, nuts, quinoa etc.

WHAT IS SOY PROTEIN?

Soy Protein is a plant-based protein. It is naturally derived from soybeans. Soybean is one of the richest sources of proteins. Soy protein contains fiber, isoflavones, and protein and is a good source of protein especially for vegetarians.

Benefits of Soy Protein

In this session, we got to explore the benefits of Soy Protein via experts. According to them:

1) 0.8-1gm of protein is needed per kg body weight to meet the nutritional requirements.

2) Soy Protein is high-quality plant-based protein this means it provides all the essential amino acids to support growth and development.

3) On Consuming soy protein satisfy our satiety means gives a feeling of fullness.

4) Soy protein is an easily digested source of protein.

5) Soy protein helps in the muscular development and in addition, it also supports the loss of fat while maintaining lean or muscle mass during weight loss.

6) Consumption of Soy protein lowers the cholesterol level and reduce the risk of heart disease.

Benefits Of Hydrolysed Protein

There is various myth associated with Soy Protein. According to experts, Soy protein is equivalent to animal protein this clears many doubts about soy protein.

Know More About DUPONT NUTRITION & HEALTH.

Dupont is a Global leader in the food and Beverages, Dietary Supplements and pharma Excipients segments. Dupont knows its customer better that’s why to bring out the best nutrition & health for them. Go through their site to know more about them and their products www.dupont.com


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DISCLAIMER:  The views expressed in the blog content are independent and unbiased views of solely the blogger. Any facts used in this post are purely meant for education purpose only and not to be substituted for professional advice. One should consult their healthcare provider for any health-related information.

Dr Bushra

Gynaecologist by profession~~Food ,Health,lifestyle,Freelance Blogger~~social media influencer~~writer at heart~~Email for collaboration

19 thoughts on “The Power of Soy Protein – Things to know

  • October 2, 2018 at 1:58 am
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    This is great piece of information. indeed, soy protein is a great source of plant protein with lots of health benefit. the event is looking amazing. i wish I could join that.

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  • October 2, 2018 at 5:50 am
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    Ji, iske barey me pata chala tha, insta stories me dekha tha 😊
    Health k liye bahut accha option hai 👍👍

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  • October 2, 2018 at 10:13 am
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    Soy protein is good for health benefits, you have shared many benefits about it. Thanks for giving us so many information about it

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  • October 2, 2018 at 3:32 pm
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    yes, enjoyed the knowledgeable session on soy protein. I really miss to meet you, hoping to see you in next event

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  • October 2, 2018 at 3:34 pm
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    Soy protein is indeed very beneficial. Thanks for the detailed post. The event was so insightful and knowledgeable. Great post

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  • October 2, 2018 at 3:43 pm
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    I never knew soy proteins could be so essential for our bodies. This is quite an insightful post.

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  • October 2, 2018 at 4:49 pm
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    I was aware of Soy Protein but not how important and nourishing it can be <3 I am glad more and more of these meets are Beneficial to us!

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  • October 2, 2018 at 7:01 pm
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    I know protein is imp for us but didnt know much, thanks for all the insights. I will check Dupont’s website for sure.

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  • October 2, 2018 at 7:02 pm
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    Soy protein is a wonderful source of protein for maintaining health. Its very necessary to incorporate the right amount of protein every day in our diet.

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  • October 2, 2018 at 8:54 pm
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    I had to stop eating non veg food at the age of 8 due to some medical issues and I had no access to any high protein food due to which my muscles became very week! These days I am eating soy protein supplement! Will try this brand!

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  • October 2, 2018 at 10:24 pm
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    It was a great event, left me with lots of knowledge on the goodness of soy protein and why it needs an inclusion in our diets.

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  • October 2, 2018 at 10:43 pm
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    it is good to know about soy protein, i am going to explore the website and check the product available.

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  • October 2, 2018 at 11:24 pm
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    That’s a great piece of information about soy protein. I try to inculcalte soy in my kids’ diet. However, I have been told by my gyneac to control the frequency and quantity. #surreads

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  • October 3, 2018 at 1:03 am
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    I love soya. Have been including it in my diet since pregnancy. And in love with it. This is a great initiative by Dupont.

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  • October 3, 2018 at 1:10 am
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    Sounds like a very informative blogger event. I love Soy Protein and try to cook it in different forms so my family can benefit. Diya chunks are my favourites x

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  • October 3, 2018 at 9:19 am
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    Amazing and insightful post. Very useful benefits of Soy Protein for the nutrition. Soy protein is one source of all essential amino acids. This is so informative event of Soy Protein by #Dupont #EbixIndia Great thoughts.

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  • October 3, 2018 at 11:19 am
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    This is so informational post. Soy protein is so good for health. Glad to know that brands are coming up with great choices for us. Thanks for sharing.

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  • October 8, 2018 at 6:12 pm
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    Indeed a best information you have shared soy protein is totally new to me

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