Soy protein

Daily intake of 25 gm results in clinically important reduction of total cholesterol and LDL.

One of the most commonly allergenic foods.

Contains several allergenic proteins and generates IgE antibodies.

IgE mediated soybean allergy can create serious reactions in some allergic patients.

Soybean allergies most common among infants and young children exposed to soybean based infant formulas.

Prevalence of allergies less in adults as many children outgrow the allergy.

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