Although soyfoods have been in Asian diets for centuries, soyfoods have recently gained considerable awareness by the general public. There are many reasons for this including media exposure highlighting the benefits of soy; greater availability in mainstream grocery outlets and new exciting formats (chilled soy beverages). There has been a heightened awareness of the health benefits of soy in recent years.
Soy beverages can replace cow’s milk as a refreshing drink. Sensational Soy™ is an excellent source of high-quality protein, B-vitamins and iron as well as calcium, vitamin D and B-12. It is lactose free and it a great choice for lactose intolerant people.
% Recommended Daily Intake for Soy Products
|Vitamin A||10 %|
|Vitamin D||43 %|
|Vitamin B12||50 %|
Source: Health and Welfare Canada (1990)
Pregnant or breastfeeding, add 500mg.
Based on 1100mg recommended daily allowance