Soy is the only vegetable containing all (8) essential amino acids, making it a complete protein.

Soy is a great source of omega-3's, the 'healthy fats', that are associated with health benefits including reducing the risk of heart attack and helping to prevent cancer.

According to the Mayo Clinic, eating soy products may help reduce the risk of diabetes.

In 1999 the FDA released, "25 grams of soy protein per day, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease."

Soy contains calcium and fiber, regular amounts can help boost bone density.

Eating soy can help lower blood cholesterol and slow the absorption of sugars.

Henry Ford invented plastics made almost entirely of soybean oil.

The first recorded use of soy food dates back to 2838 B.C.

In China they call soy "tautau", meaning "greater bean", due to its wholesomeness and health benefits.

Soy is equivalent in protein quality to meat, milk or eggs.

Studies have shown that soy, like other protein-based foods, are beneficial for effective weight loss and helps increase lean muscle mass.

About 25 times more protein is produced by an acre of land devoted to a soy bean crop than to beef production.

Nations where people consume large amounts of soy in their diet report signifigantly lower incidence of chronic disease.

The soy bean is an inexpensive, high-quality complete protein, which could be useful in feeding underprivileged people around the world and undernourished children in America.

The U.S.A. is the world's largest soy bean producer and exporter.

Soy food sales have doubled from $1.5 billion in 1997 to $3.2 billion in 2001.

Soy beans are now being used to produce fabric in larger quantity/acre and less expensive than cotton.

Cheese, pepperoni, and sausage products made from soy instead of meat or milk make for a delicious & nutritious pizza!

Several companies produce plastic made from soy bean oil, one in Japan is building eco-friendly computers with it!

Biodiesel, made primarily from soy bean oil, can be used in a standard diesel engine

Automobiles running on Soy-based fuels produce only water and CO2 as exhast (and smells great!)

Farm animals fed diets rich in soy grow faster and carry less disease.

Soy milk is made by straining fiber from liquified soy beans.

Tofu is made by adding calcium-salt to uncooked soy milk.

Tofu is rich in calcium and protein.

Rhizopus culture is added to soy beans to produce Tempeh, a rich meaty food rich in B vitamins.

Koji culture is added to soy beans to produce Miso, a live food that helps combat radiation sickness and cancer.

Miso (a live food made of soy) can be added to any soup after heat has been removed - don't kill it with heat.

Kefir grains can be added to soy milk to give it a creamy texture and delay spoilage.

Soy kefir is a vitamin-packed drink that's easy to make!

Soy yogurt can be made by substituting soy milk for cows milk.

Soy yogurt is available in stores around the world.

Soy bean production uses only 13% of the water used for beef production for the same amount of protein.

Regular consumption of soy has been shown to reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.

Soy beans have been shown to combat hair loss.

Soy - a billion healthy chinese people can't be wrong!