Benefits of soy
Soy is a food that has a high nutritional value. In fact, 1 cup of cooked soybeans contains the same amount of proteins as 100 grams of meat, poultry or cooked fish. And the proteins in soy, unlike other legumes, are considered to be ‘complete’. Moreover, like all legumes, soy has no cholesterol and it contains only good fats: monounsaturated and polyunsaturated, including omega-3!
Soy is also a very high source of dietary fibre and it is full of isoflavones and minerals such as calcium, iron and zinc, among others.
It’s for all these reasons that you will find soy in different forms in your SOS Cuisine menus. Over the past few years, the impact of soy consumption on health has been increasingly studied, with varying results. Whether or not it is a ‘miracle’ food, its health benefits are due in particular to the fact that by consuming soy, we reduce our consumption of animal products containing saturated fats that are harmful to the heart.
Therefore I invite you to try out soy in all its different forms: milk, miso, edamame, tofu, etc.
A few of our recipes that feature soy:
- Caramel Custard with Soy Milk
- Miso Broth
- Tofu and Sweet Pepper Skewers with Peanut Sauce
- Tofu Mousse with Berries