Soymilk has been somewhat controversial due to its phytoestrogens. The consensus on research is that one serving of a whole soy food is okay for most individuals provided no soy allergy is present. Soymilk is a dairy alternative that is most comparable in protein to cow's milk with 6 grams per cup. Soy protein has earned high marks for its heart protective benefits. It has also been shown to help alleviate hot flashes in menopausal women. Soymilk is lactose-free and available in various flavors, such as vanilla and chocolate. Add it to your NutriBlast for a smooth, creamy texture and some added protein.
Look for GMO-free soymilk that is made from non-genetically modified soybeans. Also, try to find unsweetened varieties that are fortified with calcium, vitamin D, vitamin B12, vitamin A. Soymilk can be found in the refrigerated section of the grocery store as well as in shelf-stable aseptic containers on the store shelf.
Calcium 6.1% Iron 8.6%
Vitamin D 0.0% Vitamin E 0.9%
Vitamin K 9.1% Thiamin 9.7%
Riboflavin 9.9% Niacin 6.2%
Vitamin B-6 9.4% Folate 10.9%
Vitamin B-12 0.0% Panto. acid 9.1%
Phosphorus 12.6% Magnesium 15.2%
Zinc 1.9% Selenium 16.7%
Copper 15.6% Manganese 27.1%