Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Soybean and Nutrition

Edited by Hany El-Shemy

Cairo University

Worldwide, soybean seed proteins represent a major source of amino acids for human and animal nutrition. Soybean seeds are an important and economical source of protein in the diet of many developed and developing countries. Soy is a complete protein and soy-foods are rich in vitamins and minerals. Soybean protein provides all the essential amino acids in the amounts needed for human health. Recent research suggests that soy may also lower risk of prostate, colon and breast cancers as well as osteoporosis and other bone health problems and alleviate hot flashes associated with menopause. This volume is expected to be useful for student, researchers and public who are interested in soybean.

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Soybean and NutritionEdited by Hany El-Shemy

Published: September 12th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1008

ISBN: 978-953-307-536-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5172-2

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

109687 Total Chapter Downloads

56 Crossref Citations

159 Web of Science Citations

198 Dimensions Citations


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1. Nutritional Value of Soybean Meal

By Teresa Banaszkiewicz


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2. Soy as a Functional Food

By Jocelem Mastrodi Salgado and Carlos M. Donado-Pestana


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3. Use of Soybean in Cereal Based Food Formulation and Development of Nutritionally Improved Foods

By Silvina R. Drago, María S. Lassa, Roberto L. Torres, Dardo M. De Greef and Rolando J. González


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4. Phytase: An Enzyme to Improve Soybean Nutrition

By Xin Gen Lei and Jesus M. Porres


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5. Utilization of Soybean as Food Stuffs in Korea

By Dong Hwa Shin


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6. Soybean Meal Quality and Analytical Techniques

By W. A. Dozier, III and J. B. Hess


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7. Advances in Soybean and Soybean By-Products in Monogastric Nutrition and Health

By Samuel N. Nahashon and Agnes K. Kilonzo-Nthenge


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8. Soya, Human Nutrition and Health

By Sylvia Burssens, Ine Pertry, Delphin Diasolua Ngudi, Yu-Haey Kuo, Marc Van Montagu and Fernand Lambein


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9. Feeds with Probiotics in Animals’ Nutrition

By Joanna Biernasiak, Katarzyna Śliżewska and Zdzisława Libudzisz


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10. Using Exogenous Enzymes to Increase the Nutritional Value of Soybean Meal in Poultry Diet

By Tuoying Ao


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11. Soybean Peptide: Novel Plant Growth Promoting Peptide from Soybean

By Yoshiki Matsumiya and Motoki Kubo


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12. Dietary Effect of Soybean (Glycine max) Products on Gut Histology and Microbiota of Fish

By Daniel L. Merrifield, Rolf Erik Olsen, Reidar Myklebust and Einar Ringø


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13. Soybean Oil in Horses’ Diets

By Fernando Queiroz de Almeida and Fernanda Nascimento de Godoi


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14. Effect of Maternal Selenium and Methionine on Poultry Products (Egg and Meat) Qualities and Oxidative Stability

By D. J. Wu, X. J. Pan, Z. G. Wang, Z. Q. Peng, L. Y. Zhao and Y. W. Zhang


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15. Soy and Soy-Based Foods: Role in Health and Nutrition

By Ana Villares, Ana García-Lafuente, Irene Palacios, Miguel Lozano, Carlos Moro and Eva Guillamón


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16. “Okara” a New Preparation of Food Material with Antioxidant Activity and Dietary Fiber from Soybean

By Kohei Suruga, Akihisa Kato, Kazunari Kadokura, Wataru Hiruma, Yoshihiro Sekino, C. A. Tony Buffington and Yasuhiho Komatsu


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17. Soybean: Friend or Foe

By Cristina M. Sena and Raquel M. Seiça


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18. Metabolism of α- Linolenic Acid (ALA) in Meat Animals

By Pilar Teresa Garcia


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19. Soya Bean Meal and Its Extensive Use in Livestock Feeding and Nutrition

By Yulong Yin, Andrew A. Fatufe and Francois Blachier


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20. Soybean and Allergy

By Keiji Sugiura and Mariko Sugiura


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21. Soybean: Food or Remedy?

By Sandra Maria Barbalho and Flávia, M. V. Farinazzi-Machado


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22. Soybean the Main Nitrogen Source in Cultivation Substrates of Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms

By Diego Cunha Zied, Jean-Michel Savoie and Arturo Pardo-Giménez


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23. Assessing Compositional Differences in Soy Products and Impacts on Health Claims

By Joyce Boye and Sabine Ribéreau


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