Soy, or soya, is a pivotal part of the world’s food system. High in protein, soy has gone far beyond its humble Asian origins to become the most widely grown legume in the world.
Soy beans nutritional value makes it a powerful superfood to incorporate into your diet. Not only do they contain 38 grams of protein per 100 grams, three times more than an egg, but are also filled to the brim with vitamin K and B in addition to significant amounts of iron and calcium. Soy beans can real variety to salads, noodles, rice or pasta dishes and stews. Using soy beans as a meat replacement will help to reduce the demand for soy as animal feed, taking pressure off fragile ecosystems.
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