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The Evolution of Soybean Use in Skin Care

The soybean’s history can be traced back to China, where it was considered a sacred grain—essential as a food item and a medicine. The rest of the world soon discovered the virtues of this versatile plant, including its valuable protein … Continue reading

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The importance of skin and how it ages

Skin is considered the largest organ on the human body and accounts for an average of 8 pounds and spans 22 square feet.  It’s composed of cells, nerves and glands that protect us from damage and infection. Skin regulates body … Continue reading

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Soy – Not Just a Food Anymore

How have soybeans evolved as a main component in personal care products? Soybeans have long been known for food benefits, but they have evolved over the years into other products. History of the soybean can be traced to China, where … Continue reading

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More about soy isoflavones

Isoflavones are classified phytochemicals because they naturally occur in plant form, typically via the legume family. Isoflavones are also known as phytoestrogens, which resemble human estrogen but in a weaker form. Researchers claim isoflavones can help maintain good health, reduce … Continue reading

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Using antioxidants to fight free radicals

We briefly mentioned antioxidants as a weapon against free radicals in our last blog post, but thought it would be useful to explain these powerful phytochemicals, vitamins and nutrients in more detail. Phytochemicals are chemical compounds occurring naturally in plants. … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Soybean

Exactly what is a soybean and how does it work? The soybean’s history can be traced back to China, where it was considered a sacred grain—essential as a food item and a medicine. The rest of the world soon discovered … Continue reading

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