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Is Soy Bad For You and the Environment?

Humans have consumed soybeans for centuries; Chinese farmers first domesticated the crop more than 3,000 years ago. Since then, soybeans have soared in popularity around the world, but production has accelerated in the last...
Tofu Can Soon Be Developed With 50% More Protein

Tofu Can Soon Be Developed With 50% More Protein

Israeli seed breeding specialist Equinom has created a non-GMO soy with 50 percent more protein than industry standard soybeans. The high protein soy can be used to make plant-based milk and tofu products. Traditional soybean...

9 Vegan Proteins to Eat When You’re Allergic to Soy

As an increasing number of people ditch animal products in favor of plant-based options, the availability of innovative new vegan products also grows. Trumping stereotypes that vegans miss out on their favorite eats, meat-free...

Vegan Celeb Alicia Silverstone Says Soy Doesn’t Mess With Estrogen Levels

Vegan entrepreneur, actor, and activist, Alicia Silverstone was recently featured in "Fridge Tours," an online video series created by lifestyle magazine Women's Health. In the segment, the star showed off her vegan fridge and...
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Post-Menopausal Women See Improved Bone Health With Diet Rich In Soy Instead of Dairy,...

A new study has indicated that a diet rich in soy protein may help protect against the negative effects of menopause on bone and metabolic health. The study, conducted by researchers at the University...

IKEA Malaysia Replaces Vanilla Dairy Ice Cream With a Vegan Version

IKEA Malaysia has replaced its dairy vanilla soft ice cream with a vegan version made with soy milk. Announcing the change on its Facebook page, IKEA asked, "Soya heard about our new ice-cream flavour yet?"  It appears the...
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Dallas Billboard to Encourage U.S. Citizens to Go Vegan to Support Local Soy Farmers

As U.S. and China trade wars escalate, Beijing has placed a 25 percent tariff on American soybeans. Soy farmers in the U.S. said the tariffs may cause "serious damage" to the industry since one-quarter of all...

Scientists Use 3D Printing to Create More Sustainable Plant-Based Food

(Updated October 18, 2019) Scientists and engineers have been experimenting with the use of 3D printers to create soy, according to 3Dprint.com. The website, which claims to be “the voice of 3D printing”, noted businesses...
Good Food Institute Responds to Beef Industry Petition Against Clean Meat Labeling

European Meat Consumption Could Be Affecting the Health of South Americans, Says Global Organization

The European meat trade could be impacting the health of South Americans, according to a recent investigation by global campaign organization, Mighty Earth. The aim of the investigation was to discover the effect that soy,...

Vegan Milk Market Forecast to Exceed $34 Billion by 2024

According to a recent report, the dairy alternatives market is set to exceed 34 Billion USD in value by 2024. The report notes that many people are choosing to drink vegan milks because of a...

Scientists Combat Food Waste With Innovative Take on Tofu

Food scientists from Singapore are revolutionising the way we think about and combat food waste. Currently, one third of the food produced worldwide is wasted. That’s roughly 1.3 billion tonnes of unused food. These...

New Study Suggests Soy Consumption Could Help Fight Breast Cancer

The effect of soy on health has been a hotly debated topic for some time. However, a new study has claimed that a compound found in soy could help prevent the development of breast...

5 New Vegan Milk Trends to Look Out for in 2018

It might only seem like yesterday that you were popping the champagne bottle for New Year, but somehow 2018 is fast approaching. While 2017 has been a fantastic year for the global plant based market,...
Animal Activist Kristen Bell Selected to Narrate Upcoming Imax Documentary 'Pandas'

WWF Report Suggests Vegan Diet Could Save Animals from Extinction

The World Wildlife Foundation's new summary report, titled 'Appetite for Destruction', focuses on the effect our appetite for animal protein has on the planet and brings to light many of the environmental issues vegans have...
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Soy! Does it Really Give Men Boobs?

Regardless of what you wish to call them - 'man-boobs', 'moobs' or 'mannaries' - enlarged male breasts can be a genuine and serious cause for concern amongst some members of the male population, both...