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Aug 19, 2014, 09:16 ET

El Consejo Unido de la Soya (United Soybean Board) construye una cápsula de tiempo digital para honrar las tradiciones familiares hispanas

ST. LOUIS, 19 de agosto de 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – El Consejo Unido de la Soya [United Soybean Board] (USB, por sus siglas...

Aug 19, 2014, 09:16 ET

United Soybean Board Builds A Digital Time Capsule Honoring Hispanic Family Traditions

 The United Soybean Board (USB) invites Hispanic families to pick up the camera and record a short video of their family making their favorite...

Jul 09, 2014, 08:00 ET
New nationwide study finds children's health is a top priority for families. (PRNewsFoto/United Soybean Board)

Survey Confirms Children's Health A Top Priority For Families

 Every parent has heard the inevitable question from their children, "What's for dinner?" Healthy options are always a priority when searching...

Jul 01, 2014, 08:00 ET
New nationwide survey finds “healthier foods” tops list of reasons Americans support biotechnology. (PRNewsFoto/United Soybean Board)

"Healthier Foods" Tops List Of Reasons Americans Support Biotechnology

 While consumer awareness about biotechnology and GMOs skyrocketed in 2014, only 2 percent of consumers cite GMOs as a barrier to eating foods...

Sep 19, 2013, 16:17 ET
Consumers Seek Soy For Nutrition Benefits.  (PRNewsFoto/United Soybean Board)

Fat Fuels Consumer Diet Choices

Soy offers a positive solution to the nutrition trend consumers most watch - the fat content of their diet. The United Soybean Board's (USB) 20th...

Dec 12, 2012, 09:17 ET

El aceite de soja/soya realza las comidas latinas tradicionales con un agregado saludable

En respuesta a la creciente motivación por adoptar estilos de vida más saludables dentro de la comunidad hispana de los Estados Unidos,...

Jul 26, 2012, 09:00 ET
United Soybean Board's 19th Annual Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition study, SoyConnection.com.  (PRNewsFoto/United Soybean Board)

Awareness of Omega-3 Benefits Soars

More Americans than ever consider omega-3s "healthy." The number of consumers who perceive omega-3 as a healthy fatty acid rose five points to 84...

Apr 25, 2012, 18:33 ET
U.S. soybean farmers highlight the benefits of soy during Soyfoods Month.  (PRNewsFoto/United Soybean Board)

Soy Brings Health Benefits Through a Variety of Soyfoods

Throughout grocery store aisles, shoppers find many soy-based choices to complete a nutritious diet. In April, Soyfoods Month, U.S. soybean...

Apr 24, 2012, 11:00 ET

New Study: Health Professionals Support Biotechnology's Use In Food Products And Sustainable Farming

A 2012 study found that 77 percent of healthcare professionals recognize the health benefits of including soy in consumer diets, with menopause...

Apr 18, 2012, 11:53 ET

U.S. Soybean Farmers Look for Solutions to Improve River Locks and Ports

 The world wants soy, and U.S. farmers have invested in finding ways to get more of it to export markets quicker, easier and cheaper. Two soy...

Mar 21, 2012, 13:52 ET

New Findings: Soy May Alleviate Hot Flashes

 For years, women experiencing the unpleasant effects of hot flashes may have felt frustration from conflicting news stories about whether soy...

Feb 07, 2012, 13:47 ET
New York City law requires all home heating oil contain 2% Bioheat by Oct. 2012.  (PRNewsFoto/United Soybean Board)

Soy Oil Delivers Another Use: Heat

New York City looks a little greener these days thanks in part to biodiesel. This renewable, soy-based fuel powers Big Apple vehicles, furnaces...

Dec 12, 2011, 09:00 ET

New Study: Soy May Offer Hope When Conventional Prostate Cancer Treatment Proves Unsuccessful

New research points to soy as a potential solution for men with prostate cancer that is unresponsive to the conventional treatment of surgery...

Aug 23, 2011, 09:00 ET

Awareness of Soy's Health Benefits for Women Surges

More Americans than ever before recognize the health benefits that soyfoods provide for women's health. Five times as many Americans stated soy is...

Aug 16, 2011, 15:50 ET

Soy Protein May Lower Blood Pressure

A new study found that both soy and low-fat milk protein intake may reduce blood pressure compared with carbohydrate among people with hypertension...

Oct 19, 2010, 12:00 ET

Women's Wellness and Heart Health Both Begin With Soy

With nearly 2,000 scientific studies on soy published annually, the amount of new information on soy's health effects could understandably...

Aug 16, 2010, 14:50 ET

Americans Begin to Embrace Heart-Smart Nutrition Trend

Americans increasingly recognize soyfoods' ability to reduce the risk of heart disease and appear primed to embrace emerging biotech soybean oils...

Dec 10, 2009, 19:03 ET

Major New Study Finds Soyfoods Safe and Beneficial for Women With Breast Cancer

A major new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) finds that women with breast cancer would be...

Jul 20, 2009, 08:00 ET

Study Finds Soy Safe for Men

A new study published by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine finds that soyfoods and soy isoflavone supplements have no significant...

Jun 16, 2009, 08:00 ET

Finances Trigger American Reluctance to Spend More on Healthier Foods

Soy Remains a Favorite Ingredient for Families Seeking Affordable Meals Almost half (46 percent) of Americans are reluctant to spend more on...