Soyabeans : A Complete Plant Protein Food
The richest known source of plant protein containing 43 gms of protein per 100 gms of bean and polyunsaturated oil. It is the unbeatable bean low fat, high fibre, high protein source being rich in folate, iron, potassium and magnesium. It provides both insoluble and soluble fibres. The phytochemicals - genistein and daidzein- are known to act like oestrogen in the body, they provide relief to menopausal women from hot flushes. Alongside genistein has been found to be effective against cancer.
They are extremely good sources of calcium.