Soy Protein

What it is

Protein is the basic building blocks in cells and muscles. As we exercise your muscle tissues and cells will develop wear and tear and sustain damage. Protein is therefore vital to assist in recovery as well as to help build muscle tone. Your protein requirements also increase with age and people over the age of 70 require more protein in their diets than younger people.

Soy protein is a plant based source of protein and is suitable for vegetarians and vegans. as well as those allergic to dairy. It is a complete source of protein, which contain all of the essential amino acids necessary for human nutrition

Daily intake

The below daily intake is for total protein:

Men 19-70yr: 0.84 g/kg body weight

Men >70yr: 1.07 g/kg body weight

Women 19-70yr: 0.75 g/kg body weight

Women >70yr: 0.94 g/kg body weight

Protein intake need may increase if you are engaged in intense physical training.

Sources

Soybeans