A recently published meta-analysis of published studies provides
support for the inclusion of soy protein in place of saturated and
trans-saturated fats and cholesterol as part of a diet to prevent
and lower high blood cholesterol...
Burcon Nutrascience Corporation has been granted the go-ahead to
conduct a share offering by way of a rights offering, which is
expected to raise up to C$5m towards the continuing R&D and
general working capital.
Malaysian authorities have given their stamp of approval for food
manufacturers to use soy protein heart claims in labeling following
petitioning by The Solae Company - news that will further the
company's goal to penetrate Asian...
The heart health benefits of eating soy protein containing
isoflavones received a boost this week, when researchers from John
Hopkins University presented new research indicating their ability
to reduce two strong indicators for coronary...
Biotech giant Monsanto and soy ingredients supplier Solae are to
develop a new line of soy proteins that they claim will have a
better taste and higher level of solubility than any other soy
protein on the market.
Israeli soy protein supplier Solbar has signed an agreement with
Chicago distributor Ingredients Inc, which will enable the company
to expand its presence in the nutrition industry in the United
States, reports Jess Halliday.
Parallel to growing demand from food makers for a diversified, and
competitively priced, range of functional soy protein concentrates,
Israeli player Solbar aims to meet these needs with the extension
of its Solcon platform, the firm...
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing a new petition
for a health claim that suggests the consumption of soy
protein-based foods may reduce the risk of certain types of cancer
including breast, prostate and colon cancer....
Soy protein appears to lower risk of heart disease by increasing
the size of LDL cholesterol particles and reducing dangerous
cholesterol, shows a new study that further examines the mechanism
behind soy's benefits to heart health.
The Solae company has launched a multi-million dollar television
advertising campaign to build consumer awareness of its soy protein
brand and steal sales of meat products, currently increasing with
the popularity of high protein,...
The female hormone estrogen has been shown for the first time to
potentially protect against colon cancer. The new research also
found that soy protein may help reduce the number and size of
tumors that do occur.
Soy protein, widely consumed as a meat alternative or in sports
nutrition products, could help diabetes patients protect their
hearts and kidneys from damage caused by the disease, shows a small
Ambitious Israeli soy ingredients company Solbar Industries keeps
the new products rolling out with the launch this week of Solpro
900, a soy protein isolate for infant formula, nutritional foods
and beverages, as its investment programme...
Increasing the intake of soy isoflavones may have little effect on
either LDL or HDL cholesterol, concludes a review by Dutch
researchers, while a Chilean team finds that soy protein can
improve endothelial function despite producing...
A new study finds that eating a dietary plan high in soy protein,
viscous fibre, almonds and plant sterols is as effective in
managing cholesterol as taking a starting dose of
Canadian firm Burcon NutraScience announced the preliminary stages
of an agreement with ADM which would see the oilseed processor
manufacturing Puratein and Supertein canola protein isolates using
Burcon's extraction technology.
Isoflavone-enriched soy proteins fail to increase bone mineral
density in young women, according to a new study by researchers at
the University of North Carolina in the US. While a small study,
the findings throw into doubt the claims...
US soy processor Central Soya reported that a study carried out by
researchers at the University of Massachusetts shows that
consumption of Alpha protein, a new soy protein ingredient,
significantly lowered total and LDL blood cholesterol...