Soy granules look like tiny pellets, about the size of a cake decorating sprinkle. They are an excellent natural source of soy proteins, which can be used as a vegetarian, healthy and economical meat substitute. They help include the goodness of soya into your everyday diet, in tasty and interesting ways. How to select • Soya granules are usually available in prepackaged containers as well as bulk bins. • Just as with any other food that you may purchase in the bulk section, make sure that the bins are covered and that the store has a good product turnover so as to ensure its maximal freshness. • Whether purchasing in bulk or in a packaged container, make sure that there is no evidence of moisture or insect damage, and that the granules are whole and not powdery.
• Soya granules are rich in vitamins, minerals, isoflavones and lecithin, nutrients proven to help lower cholesterol, prevent cancer and loss of bone mass.
• Soya is strongly recommended for diabetics, expectant mothers, growing children, cardiac patients, weight-watchers and the aged.
• A 100 per cent vegetarian high quality protein source that does wonders for young and old.
• Especially great for growing children, as it provides critical vitamins, minerals, fibre and protein.
• Eating more high-fiber foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains and soya nuggets helps to lose weight.
• Soya granules are one of the best non-fish sources of essential omega-3 fatty acids, which may help reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
• Soy protein may provide positive results for people with high blood pressure.
• Soy protein is beneficial to women in post-menopausal years.
• Soya is low in fat and sodium, and may help reduce the risk of heart disease.
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