Soy protein refers to protein that is derived from soybeans. Soybeans are harvested and processed into high-protein products such as soy flour, soy concentrates, and soy isolates that are used as ingredients in foods.
Soy Protein is most often used for
- Soy Protein Isolate
- Soy Protein Powder
- Soya Protein
- Soya Protein Isolate
- Soya Protein Powder
- Textured soy protein
- Non-supplement soy foods
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To lose more fat and retain more muscle on a weight-loss diet, protein quantity matters more than protein quality.
Eating a high-protein diet doesn't appear to harm the kidneys or liver unless there is pre-existing damage and dysfunction. It's possible that dramatically increasing protein intake in a short timespan can lead to adverse effects on the liver and kidneys, but evidence for this is lacking. Bone health also appears to be either largely unaffected or benefited by eating more protein.
Several scales have been developed to rate proteins according to their respective bioavailabilities and, more recently, amino acid profiles. Those scales can help guide your choice of protein, as long as you understand their premises and limitations.