5 Health Benefits of Soybeans Infographic
Soybeans have been part of the traditional Asian diet for thousands of years. But for about 60 years, it has only appeared on Western tables as a common snack. But now many soy products are sold in supermarkets, large and small in the East and the West, such as soy milk, soy burgers and other vegetarian products, replacing beef with soy sauce, and, of course, a variety of typical soy products such as tofu, soy meal, soy milk, miso and soy sauce.
Here Are Some Major Benefits of Soybeans:
- Enhance human immune function: Soybean is rich in protein and contains a variety of essential amino acids, which can improve human immunity.
- Prevention of vascular sclerosis: the lecithin in soy can remove the cholesterol attached to the vascular wall, prevent vascular sclerosis, prevent cardiovascular disease, protect the heart. It also prevents excessive accumulation of liver fat, thus effectively preventing fatty liver caused by obesity.
- Detobation: Soluble fibers contained in soybeans can both make it available and lower cholesterol levels.
- Treatment of iron deficiency anemia: the iron content in soy is not only high, and easy to be absorbed by the human body.
- Reduce blood sugar and blood fat: soy contains a substance that inhibits trypsin, which has a therapeutic effect on diabetes. Saponins contained in soybean have significant effect of lowering blood lipid and inhibiting weight gain.