TY - CHAP A1 - Iván Palomo A2 - Luis Guzmán A3 - Elba Leiva A4 - Verónica Mujica A5 - Gilda Carrasco A6 - Nora Morgado A7 - Daniel R. González ED1 - Hany El-Shemy Y1 - 2011-09-12 PY - 2011 T1 - Soybean Products Consumption in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases N2 - Worldwide, soybean seed proteins represent a major source of amino acids for human and animal nutrition. Soybean seeds are an important and economical source of protein in the diet of many developed and developing countries. Soy is a complete protein, and soy-foods are rich in vitamins and minerals. Soybean protein provides all the essential amino acids in the amounts needed for human health. Recent research suggests that soy may also lower risk of prostate, colon and breast cancers as well as osteoporosis and other bone health problems, and alleviate hot flashes associated with menopause. This volume is expected to be useful for student, researchers and public who are interested in soybean. BT - Soybean and Health SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/22567 DO - 10.5772/22567 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-05-28 ER -