Following on from our webinar ’Soy Products – future opportunities & novel applications’, we’ve pulled together some of the key resources and references discussed within the webinar, plus some additional ones on the topic. We have also included useful websites and social media accounts recommended to keep up to date on the subject. If you missed the live webinar, you can watch the recording.

GUIDELINES AND REPORTS

The Future of Soya for Health and Sustainability Part 1 of 3 – Why consider soya alternatives to dairy and meat: building a healthy sustainable diet (2022). MyNutriWeb, Alpro Foundation and Fuji Foundation for Protein Research. Proceedings from the first of the three part series. Internationally-acclaimed experts present the latest research from across the globe

The Future of Soya for Health and Sustainability Part 2 of 3 (2022). MyNutriWeb, Alpro Foundation and Fuji Foundation for Protein Research. Proceedings from the second of the three part series. Internationally-acclaimed experts present the latest research from across the globe

Questions and Answers: Fuji and Alpro Soya Symposium Series 2 of 3 (2022). MyNutriWeb, Alpro Foundation and Fuji Foundation for Protein Research. Q&As from the event

Questions and Answers: Fuji and Alpro Soya Symposium Series 1 of 3 (2022). MyNutriWeb, Alpro Foundation and Fuji Foundation for Protein Research. Q&As from the first of the three part series on the future of soy

The health effects of soy: A reference guide for health professionals (2022). Messina M et al. Guide for health professionals to be used when discussing soyfoods with their clients and patients

Soya Nutrition, Health and Sustainability (2022). MyNutriWeb. The latest research and practical guidance on soya for human consumption

RESEARCH PAPERS

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) (2022). Bains & Abdijadid. Causes, presentation and management of MDD

Improvement of memory function via a combination of exercise and soy peptide supplementation in community-dwelling older adults (2022). Imaoka et al. Randomised control trial showing improved memory in the elderly when combined with exercise

Crosstalk among intestinal barrier, gut microbiota and serum metabolome after a polyphenol-rich diet in older subjects with “leaky gut”: The MaPLE trial (2021). Peron et al.  These results reveal the complex relationships among polyphenols consumption, intestinal permeability, and GM composition in older adults, and they may be important when setting personalized dietary interventions for older adults

A polyphenol-rich dietary pattern improves intestinal permeability, evaluated as serum zonulin levels, in older subjects (2021). Del Bo’ et al. The MaPLE randomised controlled trial

Estimated Intakes of Nutrients and Polyphenols in Participants Completing the MaPLE Randomised Controlled Trial and Its Relevance for the Future Development of Dietary Guidelines for the Older Subjects (2020). Martini et al. The feasibility of dietary patterns that enable an increase in polyphenol intake with putative health benefits for age-related conditions is discussed, with a perspective to developing dietary guidelines for this target population

Associations of depressive symptoms and history with three a priori diet quality indices in middle-aged and older adults (2019). Elstgeest at al. Observational evidence indicating that adults following a healthy dietary pattern have fewer depressive symptoms and lower risk of developing symptoms

Soy, Soy Foods and Their Role in Vegetarian Diets (2018). Rizzo and Baroni. Review on soy and soy products focusing on their nutrient content, including phytoestrogens and other bioactive substances that are noteworthy for vegetarians, the largest soy consumers in the Western countries

PRACTICAL RESOURCES

The Eatwell Guide (2019). The National Health Service (NHS). Practical guide to healthy eating

Soya Foods and Your Health (2019). The British Dietetic Association. Food fact sheet

The Composition of Foods 7th Edition. (2014). McCance & Widdowson. Composition of foods, including soya composition

Dairy and alternatives in your diet. NHS. Dietary information including soya as an alternative to dairy foods

Soy. The Vegan RD. Lots of useful practical information around soy foods

ALPRO FOUNDATION & FUJI FOUNDATION FOR PROTEIN RESEARCH

Alpro Foundation

Fuji Foundation for Protein Research

RELATED MYNUTRIWEB CONTENT

Part 1 of 3 – Why Consider Soy Alternatives to Dairy and Meat (2022). This event is the part one of the three-part webinar series on The Future of Soya for Health and Sustainability – Sharing Global Learnings. Part one of the series provides an overview of the latest significant peer-reviewed research papers on soy, and why we should be including soy dairy and meat alternatives in a healthy sustainable diet for both adults and children.  Supporting resource blog

SOY SERIES: Part 2 of 3 Soy Isoflavones in the Endocrine System (2022). This event is the part two of a special three-part webinar series on The Future of Soya for Health and Sustainability – Sharing Global Learnings. Supporting resource blog

Shifting Food Systems (2021). E-symposium with leading experts about sustainable eating, including a practical interview on transitioning towards a plant-based diet and supporting resource blog

Changing Behaviours: From Policy to Table (2021) – Half day e-symposium looking into sustainable eating and the role of behaviour change and supporting resource blog

ROUNDTABLE ON SOYA NUTRITION HEALTH AND SUSTAINABILITY (2021). Internationally acclaimed expert panel of academics, doctors, and nutritionists discussing the very latest research in an accessible way

SOYA IS SAFE AND HEALTHY (2021). Article around new report on soya and health

The Truth About Soya (2020). 60 mins webinar with Mark Messina exploring the health of soya

Sustainable Healthy Eating – What Does this Really Look Like? (2019) – 60 mins webinar with Dr Fabrice Declerck and RD Elphee Medici

Sustainable Diets – BDA One Blue Dot Webinar (2019) – 60 mins webinar with Tom Embury, Clare Pettinger and Lynne Garton