A rich source of nutrients and vitamins, soybean oil possess innumerable health benefits. It prevents heart disease by reducing total cholestero. This healthy oil also helps in preventing plaque build up in the arteries, which could lead to stroke or heart attack. Certain findings and studies suggest that a regular intake of soy foods may help to prevent hormone related cancers such as breast cancer, prostate cancer and colon cancer.
The soybean or Soya bean (scientifically Glycine max) is a nutritious and versatile legume that is used to make a variety of products. A native to East Asia, this annual plant has been used in China for 5,000 years as a food as well as a component of drugs. It contains significant amounts of all the essential amino acids for humans, and so is a good source of protein. A rich source of nutrients, it is an ideal dietary supplement. There are two major types of soybeans cultivated these days — the yellow and black varieties. Though soybeans are native to east Asia, only 45 percent of soybean production is located there. The other 55 percent of production is in the Americas.