6 Healthy benefits of soy milk

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Healthy benefits of soy milk

Not all people are able to drink cow milk, some people are allergic to cow milk. These people need to find an alternative source of nutrients for their body needs. And the most common alternative consumed is soy milk.

Soy milk is also beneficial for human health. Check out a variety of healthy benefits of soy milk as reported by Mag for Women below.

Protein-rich
Although the protein content in soy milk is not as much as that is found in cow milk, but if consumed every day, soy milk also have properties to reduce the risk of osteoporosis.

Heart health
Saturated fat content in soy milk is relatively low. So drinking soy milk is highly recommended for people who suffers from heart disease.

Without lactose
As already mentioned, people with lactose intolerance can certainly consume soy milk to replace cow milk.

Safe for infants
Soy milk is also suitable and safe for infant consumption. Especially if the baby has galactosemia – a rare inherited disorder in which the children are not able to break down and use sugar galactose.

Relieves the symptoms of menopause
Soy milk contains isoflavones that are like the estrogen hormone. Therefor postmenopausal women who consume soy milk will reduce the symptoms of menopause and the risk of cancer.

Lose weight
Want to keep drinking milk, but do not want your body to swell? Try soy milk consumption. In addition to low-calorie, soy milk  is also fiber-rich so it is able to make you feel full longer.

Those are the many healthy benefits of drinking soy milk. Do not hesitate to consume soy milk and get all the health benefits!

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