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  • n  a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
  • n  erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia
  • n  thin sauce made of fermented soy beans
  • n  the most highly proteinaceous vegetable known; the fruit of the soybean plant is used in a variety of foods and as fodder (especially as a replacement for animal protein)

  • Good news for soy-based foods, bad news for T-bone steaks.
  • The humble soybean has been touted as a cure-all that fights cancer, eases menopause and does a whole lot more.
  • The humble soybean has been touted as a cure-all that fights cancer, eases menopause and does a whole lot more.
News & Articles

  • Soy Overdose Sends Teen To Hospital
    A 19-year old Virginia teen made the horrible decision to drink a large amount of soy sauce, and it nearly killed him. He was hospitalized for a seizure and slipped into a coma. The good news is that the teen …
    June 10, 2013 - Nightcap TV
  • Soy sauce overdose almost kills 19-year-old
    When your mother told you not to pour the entire container of soy sauce on your bowl of white rice, she had a reason. Apparently, too much soy sauce really is dangerous.
    June 10, 2013 - Orlando Sentinel
  • Soy Sauce Overdose Nearly Kills Man
    Soy sauce overdose? Apparently, too much soy sauce is dangerous. So what on Earth would possess someone to consume that much soy sauce? A dare, of course. A teenager drank so much soy sauce, he started to suffer a seizure.
    June 8, 2013 - HispanicBusiness.com
Quotes

  • Lula da Silva in International Herald Tribune
    The spread of sugar cane, soy and other oleaginous crops for biofuels will ensure that needy farming families have the financial means to feed themselves,Silva wrote.
  • Brian Wansink in Newswise (press release)
    This means that the moviegoers were unaware that the exceptional amount they ate was due to the size of the container,said Wansink, who also is the author of the new book, "Marketing Nutrition: Soy, Functional Foods, Biotechnology, and...
  • Martin Yan in WRAL.com
    Now, "everybody has a bottle of soy sauce, guaranteed. Everybody has a wok at home," says Yan.

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