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Why Choose Soy?

Whether you’re looking for a good source of protein or achieving heart health, soy can help you along the way.

  • Nutrition

    So Nice Soy beverages are fortified with 14 essential nutrients, including calcium and vitamin D. So Nice and other fortified soy beverages are a great alternative to dairy milk and provide all the nutrients needed for healthy bones.

  • High Quality Protein

    The protein found in soy is a high quality, complete protein. This means the protein contains all of the amino acids necessary for the body to fully utilize the benefits of the protein. Many other plant based beverages do not contain the same high quality protein.

  • Low In Fat

    Unlike most soy beverages, So Nice soy beverages are low in fat. Additionally, the fat found in soy and soy beverages is mostly unsaturated fat, which is commonly known as “good fat”.

  • Heart Health

    One of the main benefits of soy and soy beverages is that there is no cholesterol. High cholesterol can increase your risk for heart disease.

Common Soy Misconceptions

Soy and Estrogen

One common misconception is that soy contains estrogen and can have adverse hormonal effects on men’s health. The truth is soy contains isoflavones, not estrogen.*

Recent studies have shown soy and isoflavones to have no adverse effect to men’s health, and more specifically no adverse effect to sperm counts and testosterone levels.

Soy Protein vs. Dairy Protein

Soy protein is a high-quality protein and contains all the nutritional value that animal protein does. That’s because soy protein contains all the essential amino acids needed for muscle growth.

For more information on soy, be sure to visit soyfoods.org.

*Isoflavones are compounds referred to as phytoestrogens because they have some estrogen-like properties. However, there is no evidence that isoflavones exert estrogen-like or feminizing effects in men. Despite their chemical similarity to the hormone estrogen, isoflavones and estrogen are very different molecules and have different physiological effects.