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 Soybean - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Soybean cultivars comprise approximately 8% seed coat or hull, 90% cotyledons and 2% hypocotyl axis or germ.
The principal soluble carbohydrates, saccharides, of mature soybeans are the disaccharide sucrose(range 2.5-8.2%), the trisaccharide raffinose(0.1-1.0%) composed of one sucrose molecule connected to one molecule of galactose, and the tetrasaccharide stachyose(1.4 to 4.1%) composed of one sucrose connected to two molecules of galactose.
Soybeans also contain isoflavones, a type of phytoestrogen, that are considered by some nutritionists and physicians to be useful in the prevention of cancer, though very controversial and also blamed for some thyroid and reproductive health problems.
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Soybeans are considered a source of complete protein, i.e., protein that contains significant amounts of all the essential amino acids that must be provided to the human body because of the body's inability to synthesize them.
Soybeans prepared this way are a popular local snack in Hawai'i where, like in Japan and China, the bean and products made from the bean (miso, natto, tofu, douchi, etc.) are a significant part of the diet.
Soybeans are one of the crops that are being genetically modified, and GMO soybeans are being used in an increasing number of products.
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 Allrecipes | Cook's Encyclopedia | soybean oil
Extracted from soybeans, this light yellowish oil is high in both polyunsaturated fats (58 percent) and monounsaturated fats (23 percent), and low in saturated fats (15 percent).
It's used extensively in the United States in the manufacture of MARGARINE and SHORTENING.
Soybean oil has always been popular as a cooking oil in Chinese cuisine and is gaining favor in the United States because it is inexpensive, healthful and has a high SMOKE POINT.
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 Soybean rust: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Soybean rust: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic
(sometimes also called Asian soybean rust, EHandler: no quick summary.
The disease was brought from Venezuela[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject] to the United States[Click link for more facts about this topic] by Hurricane Ivan Hurricane Ivan quick summary:
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 Soy - Stonyfield Yogurt - All Natural Cultured Soy
Vitamin B12 analogs in soy are not absorbed and actually increase the
From the United Soybean Board and the Soy Protein Partners.
Soy Stats 2002 is a Reference Guide to Important Soybean Facts and Figures.
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