Des Moines, IA – Rarely does something so sinfully sweet come without a heaping helping of guilt. Rarely can you indulge in gooey, chocolate brownies without feeling like you’ve destroyed your healthy diet for the day. That is about to change. Thanks to soy and its nutritional properties, it is now possible to have Guilt-Free Brownies. They make a great after school snack or healthy dessert to pack in the lunchbox. Here are a few reasons to consider soy for every meal:…
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In a time of economic stress, many people are trying to budget their money the best way they can by cutting unnecessary expenses. The grocery bill can add up fast, making it sometimes difficult to not load up on cheap, prepackaged meals.
One way to eat fresh and healthy foods while minimizing your consumption of preservatives is to grow your own food using a garden or visit your local farmer’s market. Growing your own fruits and vegetables ensures you are getting the cleanest, most nutritional food possible. And if you did not plant a garden, purchasing them from your farmer’s market is a great way to save money while supporting the local economy….
Des Moines, IA – The Soyfoods Council presents “Soy Solutions to Tran Fat-Free Baking.” This new brochure explains how soy-based oils and interesterfied trans-free shortenings have become an alternative in the quest to create trans fat-free baked goods that still retain all the original flavor and form consumers have come to expect.
Researchers at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, conducted a scientific study to determine if it was possible to retain the quality attributes of commercial baking products using a one for one substitution replacing hydrogenated vegetable shortening with a trans fat-free soy ingredient alternative. The study determined that substitution works successfully with certain soy ingredients….