It is got from soy plant which belongs to the Leguminosae botanical family. It contains a rich amount of protein, extremely less fat(unsaturated), a considerable amount of vitamins B1, B2, B6, and E. It contains rich amounts of iron, phosphorus, magnesium, and potassium. It has a small constituent of fiber. It contains high amounts of female hormone found in vegetables called isoflavones.
Soybeans are good for women because of isoflavones (vegetable-based female hormone). It helps to maintain a good menstrual cycle, especially at a pre-menopausal stage. It is a good source to eliminate the disorders related to menopause.
It has been scientifically proven that the consumption of soybeans reduces the risk of breast, prostate and colon cancers
Lowered risk of a heart attack. It prevents arteriosclerosis and ensures good heart condition.
Since soy contains unsaturated fat which helps to reduce blood cholesterol.
Eating soy products in place of meat helps the kidney function in cases of failure and nephrosis( tissue causing protein loss through urine)
It is very good for infants since it has a high amount of quality protein which facilitates development and growth extremely.
Soy has proven to be a good source of calcium which is good for the bone and consequently prevents osteoporosis
It is a very important vegetable that should not be left out if we want to have good health.