Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. The body uses protein to build and repair tissues, make enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals.
Soy is an important source of plant protein. Research indicates that including more plant protein in the diet, as opposed to more carbohydrate, has clear cardiovascular benefits, such as lowering blood pressure. Soy foods are naturally cholesterol-free and low in saturated fat.
To get the benefits of plant proteins, here are some soy meals you can prepare at home.