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(Glycine max)   Revered for the numerous uses of its edible bean, soybeans, are the most widely grown and utilized legume in the world.   Soybeans originated in China where they were domesticated and cultivated into a food crop more than three thousand years ago. Soybeans were first introduced to Europe in the early 18th… Continue Reading

A key recommendation in the recently released 2010 Dietary Guidelines is for Americans to consume less than 10 percent of their calories from saturated fat. To reach this target, the government recommends that we consume more plant proteins including beans and peas, soy products and unsalted nuts and seeds.   With the recent government push… Continue Reading