Author: Monique N. Gilbert
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Soy, often declared the miracle food of the new millennium, is the most popular and complete vegetable protein source in the world. Nutritionally packed and extremely versatile, soy and soy-based products provide a vast array of health benefits. Yet many people are still unsure how to use these foods in their everyday cooking. Virtues of Soy addresses this dilemma. Discover exactly why soy products such as tofu, tempeh, textured soy protein, soymilk, miso and soy flour are good for your health. Learn more than 169 delicious ways to incorporate these soy foods into your diet. Find out about soy's culinary history, evolution and nutritional breakdown. Based on solid scientific and medical research, Virtues of Soy explains how soy foods can lower cholesterol, fight heart disease, prevent strokes, reduce hypertension, inhibit certain cancers, ward off osteoporosis, moderate menopausal symptoms, ease PMS, regulate diabetes and control kidney disease. This guide thoroughly examines these medical conditions and extensively details soy's influence upon them. Presented in an easy to understand question and answer format, Virtues of Soy takes the mystery out of soy foods. It describes what the various soy products used in the recipes are, where to buy them, how much is needed to produce positive results, and which ones are best at improving these various medical conditions. This scrumptious collection of 169 truly tasty soy enriched recipes has simple to follow directions, and all are meat and dairy free. These original and creative recipes range from quick and easy comfort foods to elegant entertaining cuisine, and are perfect for anyone who wants to preserve or enhance their health. Whether young or old, male or female, vegetarian or non-vegetarian, this book will teach you how to implement a well-balanced, heart-healthy, anti-cancer, hormone-regulating and bone-strengthening diet. Not only is Virtues of Soy a practical health guide and magnificent cookbook, it is truly the only comprehensive soy reference manual you will ever need!