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How is Soya beans useful for us as food

Asked by RRR, 16 Jan '09 01:43 pm
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Soybeans can be broadly classified as "vegetable" (garden) or field (oil) types. Vegetable types cook more easily, have a mild nutty flavor, better texture, are larger in size, higher in protein, and lower in oil than field types. Tofu and soymilk producers prefer the higher protein cultivars bred from vegetable soybeans originally brought to the United States in the late 1930s. The "garden" cultivars are generally not suitable for mechanical combine harvesting because they have a tendency for the pods to shatter on reaching maturity. Among the legumes, the soybean, also classed as an oilseed, is pre-eminent for its high (3845%) protein content as well as its high (20%) oil content. Soybeans are the leading agricultural export in the United States. The bulk of the soybean crop is grown for oil production, with the high-protein defatted and "toasted" soy meal used as livestock feed. A smaller percentage of soybeans are used directly for human consu ...more
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 16 Jan '09 01:46 pm

 
  
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Soya beans are believed to reduce levels of harmful blood fats involved in heart diseases, regulate the bowls, stabilise blood sugar levels and combat breast cancer. Soya beans contain plant oestrogens and may act to block oestrogen receptors cells so that the bodys own oestrogen, which acts as a cancer promoter, is passed out of the body
Answered by rajeev pal, 16 Jan '09 01:43 pm

 
  
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Soybeans contains carbohydrate, fat, protein, vitamins, minerals like calcium, folic acid and iron. The protein in soybean has all the essential amino acids that is adequate for human health.
Answered by omkar kale, 16 Jan '09 01:45 pm

 
  
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Because of its high content in protien and minerals
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 16 Jan '09 01:45 pm

 
  
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Soya beans contain a good amount of Protein.
Answered by ivylourenco, 16 Jan '09 01:44 pm

 
  
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It contains high protein..
Answered by Mrinalendra Banerjee, 16 Jan '09 01:43 pm

 
  
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