The Soy Sensation

The Soy Sensation

by Jack Challem, Victoria Dolby Toews, Linda Knittel
     
 

Rich in protein and low in fat,soy encourages overall health in the body and the environment. In this book,three experts in nutrition offer a wealth of information about the many benefits of soy and recount the fascinating trasformation of soy from health food pariah to the delicious,diverse,healthy alternative to animal products and fats that it is today. Includes…  See more details below

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Rich in protein and low in fat,soy encourages overall health in the body and the environment. In this book,three experts in nutrition offer a wealth of information about the many benefits of soy and recount the fascinating trasformation of soy from health food pariah to the delicious,diverse,healthy alternative to animal products and fats that it is today. Includes delicious recipes.

"The Soy Sensation clearly shows that soy foods have passed the test of time as healthy foods . . . . Very clear and understandable,backed up with solid research. "
—Ralph K. Campbell,M. D.,Pediatrician

"Soy is more than 'the food of the year' as Jack Challem and his coauthors demonstrate in this balanced,well-researched book. "
—Nan Kathryn Fuchs,Ph.D.,Editor,Women's Health Letter

Over a billion people worldwide eat soy foods each day. Once relegated to the hardcore health-food menu,soy has gone mainstream and is used in everything from hearty main dishes to delicate desserts. And scientific evidence shows that the components in soy help protect against major health problems,including cancer,osteoporosis,heart disease,and diabetes.

Now The Soy Sensation explains how to forget your tofu fears and replace many of the high-fat,high-cholesterol foods in your diet with delicious soy substitutes. Written by three nutrition experts,this celebration of soy includes a selection of savory recipes ranging from chili to chocolate pudding. The authors also explore research pointing toward soy's positive health benefits,including reduced hot flashes,increased bone density,lower cholesterol levels,a slowed aging process,and a decreased likelihood of breastor prostate cancer.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780658015304
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/27/2001
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.41(d)

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