Latin Name : Glycine max
Soy protein is a plant-based protein that is derived naturally from soy beans. Soy beans are members of the pea family, and are surprisingly high in proteins.
Soy generally contains fibre, isoflavones, and protein, and is very popular amongst vegans and vegetarians looking to increase their protein consumption, whilst enjoying delicious foods/supplements in the process.
Soy protein also provides the body with a source of lecithin and an abundance of amino acids; which, when combined, create proteins – considered as building blocks (growth) for the body.
Soy protein, is naturally rich in vitamins and minerals. Soy protein provides very respectable dosages of B-complex vitamins, vitamin E, Phosphorus, potassium, zinc, and iron, all of which provide numerous benefits to the body.