Among the great variety of milk we can get, soy milk is one of the vegetable milks that is very consumed by today’s society, due to the great benefits it brings in the body, its nutritional properties and its interesting flavor.
Soya’s milk offers us greater benefits than those that whole milk gives us, for this reason, the number of people replacing the consumption of whole milk with that of soy milk is increasing.
Soy milk is obtained through soy and water, and equivalent to cow’s milk, it can be used to make sauces, smoothies, cream, cakes and even ice cream.
Do you suffer from lactose intolerance? Soy milk is ideal for people with this type of intolerance, it is also an ideal food for people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance, as it does not contain this protein.
For every 250ml soy milk provides vitamins of group B, such as vitamin B2, which provides 0.50mg, 120UI of vitamin D and about 300 mg of calcium. It has a low saturated fat index and has no trans fat or cholesterol, which makes it an ideal choice for a healthier diet, which restricts the consumption of unhealthy fats.
Among the advantages that we can find in this, is the strengthening of the walls of blood vessels, thanks to Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids; along with the phytonutrients and antioxidants in soy, which protect blood vessels from injury and hemorrhage.
The proteins derived from soy help not only preserve the body’s calcium, but increase the amount of calcium in the body; at the same time, they are able to reduce the speed of oxygen oxidation of cholesterol, lowering cholesterol and triglyceride levels and decreasing the risk of suffering from arterial disease; People with diabetes can ingest soy milk, because its consumption is related to a healthier blood pressure.
It also contains isoflavones (a group of substances that have a distribution similar to human estrogens), which is why this mechanism offers protection against breast cancer and prostate cancer.
The consumption of soy milk is ideal for children (over 5 years) and older people, because of their content in amino acids, vital for the growth and development of human beings. In short, the consumption of soy milk helps us to have a better performance and a much healthier life.
And you? What are you waiting on to include it in your diet?