Sunday, October 19, 2008

Healthy Soymilk as Chinese "Milk"

As a result of the poison milk power incident, recently in China, people are tunring their drinking choice to traditioan soymilk. As one of the oldest chinese drinking, soymilk has been around for at least 2000 years.

Now the old soymilk are enjoying unprecedented popularity in China. Sales of soy milk makers have actually been booming in the past two years as more and more people have been switching to homemade fresh soy milk.

"Joyoung sales began to rise rapidly in 2007, with the total revenue reaching 1.94 billion yuan and sales doubling from 2006. As one of our core products, soy milk makers contribute half of the sales. They are also doing well in overseas markets such as Japan, the US, Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand," said Ma Haixia, marketing department director of Shandong Joyoung Electric Appliances Co. Joyoung is the No.1 brand for making soymilk machine in China.

Scientists concluded in numerous research reports that soy products are contributing amazingly to your health. Soy foods will help reduce the risk of heart disease because they are cholesterol free and high in fiber. Soy foods reduce the risk of breast cancer and hot flashes for menopause women and slowing calcium loss.

Soy foods are also dairy-free and are ideal for people with lactose intolerance and milk allergies. Soy foods are great for the dietary treatment of diabetes because soybeans have a low glycemic index and are cholesterol free (heart disease is a diabetic related condition). Soy foods can be used as a protein source in vegetarian diets because they contain the necessary amount of essential amino acids for tissue repair and growth

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