Your Valentine’s Day celebration may start with the gift of a traditional heart-shaped box of chocolates, but this year consider expanding on that heart theme with foods you serve to the special ones in your life. The Soyfoods Council reminds you that in addition to their taste, texture and nutrition profile, soyfoods also may lower heart disease risk three ways. In fact, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a health claim for soyfoods and coronary heart disease. To learn more, you can request Soyfoods and Your Health, a free brochure from the Soyfoods Council. In the meantime, though, start planning your romantic menu.
Soyfoods ingredients such as tofu, soymilk, soy flour and soy yogurt can improve the nutrition profile of some of your favorite recipes. It’s simple to create stealthy-healthy Valentine’s Day treats for everything from parties to romantic dinners for two. Each serving of soyfoods offers 7 to 15 grams of high quality, heart-healthy protein, too….