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Soy protein health benefits
Soy protein and its health benefits

A fit-healthy body- is the best fashion statement today. Just because you are not sick doesn’t mean you’re healthy- is a famous saying. To stay healthy, it is very essential to maintain a proper balance between the important nutrients in your body. One of the important component of every cell in our body is Protein. It is an important building block of muscles, bones, skin and blood.  Our Body uses Protein to build and repair tissues. The strength of your Hair and Nails can be maintained by adding enough amount of Protein in your diet. Along with Fats and Carbohydrates, Protein is a Macro nutrient which means the body needs relatively large amount of it. Vegetarians and Vegan diets are often found lacking in Protein which further leads to several deficiencies in their body. So, this is where the ‘Soy Protein’ comes into picture. Soy Beans are considered as a rich source of complete Proteins. It serves a complete solution for all those who have low Protein level. Soy Protein is at the center of two of the top trends in Food, Nutrition and Health today.  Let us discuss about soy protein and its health benefits.

soy protein and health benefits
Research has shown that 69% of Indian Consumers are seeking food with Protein, i.e. they considered the amount of Protein present in that particular product while purchasing foods and beverages. Also, about 51% of Indians are actively trying to consume more Protein or can say are aware about the amount of Protein essential for their body. Consumers are moving towards more plant-centric diets- driven by health and sustainability concerns. More consumers are seeking towards higher Protein foods. 71% of Consumers are trying to increase the Protein intake by having Protein rich breakfast.

The amount of benefits associated with Soy protein and its health benefits

46%- it improves energy
39%- it supports to have a healthy immune system
34%- it helps in maintaining weight of your body
33% -helps in building the mass of your muscles.soy protein and its health benefits

Now, the question arises from where does Soy Protein come from…?Soy protein health benefits

It is simply the Protein portion of the Soybean, separated or isolated from the rest of Soybean.
A single Soybean consists of 36% Protein, 15% Mono-Oligosaccharides, 15% Dietary fiber, 18% Oil and 16% other components.
DuPont organised a National Bloggers meet on Dec 1, 2018 at Sahara star, Mumbai to educate and promote people about the benefits and the power of Soy Protein. More than 25 Bloggers and Health Professionals were present who shared their view about the goodness of Soy Protein and its health benefits.

soy protein and health benefits
After the initial introduction, Indranil Chatterjee who was the Regional Product Line Manager highlighted the benefits of Soy Protein. Further there was an interesting session discussed on Soy Proteins by Jean Heggie a Strategic Marketing Lead of the Company. The session was further carried forward by Jigna Sheth who was a Nutritionist and Fitness Consultant, her main agenda showered light towards the nutritional awareness of Soy Protein. There was also a Q&A session conducted where speakers answered to barrage of questions asked by the people. At the end a brief Quiz Buzz was conducted highlighting all the points discussed in the entire session.

Now let’s know more about DUPONT NUTRITION AND HEALTH

DuPont knows Soy Protein like no one else knows. DuPont Danisco an American Company with a legacy of more than 200 years combines in-depth knowledge of science, food and nutrition. DuPont Nutrition & Health holds many market leading positions especially in Probiotics, emulsifiers, Protein solutions and Pharmaceutical excipients, etc. DuPont Nutrition & Health also provides manufacturers with natural ingredients for the production of safe and healthy products.
DuPont Nutrition & Health has conducted years of research and development and established Soy Protein as a safe and effective alternative for all the daily Protein needs.

soy protein and health benefits
The main aim of DuPont Nutrition & Health focuses on:

1)Preventive Health
2)Smaller and local brand winning
3)Clean label and natural products
4)Next generation Pharmaceutical excipients
5)Industrialization of emerging markets.

Soy Protein is more than just a Protein. It is basically a superior plant based Protein based on its Protein quality and proven health benefits. Since Soy Protein is a plant-based Protein it has low fat content and saturated fat. It is also free of Cholesterol and Lactose.

Here are few reasons why Soy Protein is essential for a healthy diet:soy protein

Soy Protein is an Energy Booster-
Soy Proteins contains amino acids which can be found in Tofu and Soy milk. These amino acids can be used effectively by the body and be converted into energy.

Soy Protein is beneficial during Pregnancy-
Soy Protein product such as fortified Soy milk contains a good amount of Vitamin D, which is essential for stronger bones of both mother and child. Soy Protein actually increases bone mineral density and ensures good health of bone tissues for a growing foetus.

Soy Protein acts as a weight-watcher’s friend-
Soy Protein makes you feel tummy-tight, which helps to lower the intake of food and thus is helpful in losing weight.

Infant Formula-
Since many new born babies are unable to digest breast milk, during such situations Soy milk can be the best option, since Soy Protein is easily digestible source of Protein. It can be consumed from the infant stage for better growth and development in the future.

Cell growth and Regeneration-
Soy Bean oil is a rich source of Vitamin with smaller molecular structure. Soya can actually nestle inside your cellular structure and can stimulate it.

Soy Bean is a Powerhouse of Nutrition-
Soy Bean is a rich source of Magnesium, Calcium, Iron, Vitamin K, Pottasium, Thiamin and many more. These are very essential components for the smooth functioning of different parts of your body.

Although Soy Protein is a Health booster but moderation is a key to the consumption of any food supplement in your daily diet. Some people are also found to be allergic to Soy Protein, so care should be taken and should consume Soy Protein to the limit your body’s supports. I hope I tried to clear all the information about soy protein and its health benefits , if you have something to add, do let me know in comment box.

Health benefits of Paragliding

Recently you saw my paragliding post, which was full of adventure activity we did in air. I got so many compliments on my paragliding post, if you haven’t read yet do read now here . But some one hit me with one question, what are the health benefits you got after doing paragliding. And seriously that bought curiosity in my mind, that do we we usually do all adventure sports but does really get any health benefits out of it. So gave my mind a shake and found that some benefits of doing paragliding. Let us take a look at benefits.

  • Environmental/Nature Friendly-

Paragliding is an environmental friendly sport because it has no motor attached to it and so it requires no fuel and so it is also a quiet sport activity avoiding sound pollution.

  • Paragliding at Nirvana Adventures Near Mumbai
    Paragliding at Nirvana Adventures
    Interesting and safer than other sports-

It is known to everyone if you are trying Paragliding you will definitely have to go to the open sky to have a breathtaking experience but when you land it’s a gentle glide where you land slowly decreasing the height little by little and then flows to the ground rather than plunge. All you need to know how to control the paraglide and have to keep all your fear aside, then it will surely be one of the interesting and safer sports to try.

 

  • Naked Eye and Breathtaking View of Exotic places-

While enjoying Paragliding you personally gets an opportunity to travel to the most unseen and exotic places, you get a chance to view the world with a completely new  perspective.  You can explore Mountains, its peak, rivers, oceans etc. You can imagine yourself as a bird and can feel the World as the beautiful place to view.  Once you land, you will feel awesome and will find yourself with a new, fresh and a dreamy experience. Once you try Paragliding you will definitely feel to get to the top again.

  • spectacular view at Nirvana Adventurs
    GoPro view of paragliding
    Gives Peacefulness and Serenity and releases stress-

While you are doing Paragliding you concentrate only on that and thus you are away from all your sadness and stress for that time period at least. You forget all your worries and tensions. The intense focus in Paragliding helps to feel clean both mentally and physically. The peacefulness and serenity you find while Paragliding is difficult to express.

 

  • Pocket Friendly/Affordable-

We all know flying has been a dream of every individual right from the evolution of air transport. But travel once in a flight costs you much more than a Paragliding sport. Paragliding offers you a much more affordable way to fly and that you at its best way. If you are crazy about Paragliding, You can easily purchase a good-conditioned paraglide kit or a brand new one and can keep in the trunk of your car wherever you travel.

 

  • Personal Grooming(Keeps you physically and mentally fit)-

Paragliding helps to burn your calories as it is also kind of a workout, because of this sports adrenaline is released during Paragliding. An average person can burn approximate 230 calories an hour. Paragliding helps to strengthens almost all the muscles of your body especially the central portion of the body and your arms because you need to control the parachute using your arms which in turn helps to strengthen your arms and  retain more power and energy during other physical activities. Paragliding also helps increasing your flexibility. It gives an instant boost to overall health of your body thus enhances your immune system.

  • Helps Conquer your Fear-

Trying out a sport like Paragliding you can prove yourself that you are capable of anything and thus can boost yourself. It helps you to conquer your fear and helps to face any situation in life.

 

  • Confidence Booster-

Just imagine the feeling you can get if you achieve your dream, trying out Paragliding will give you much more extreme and mind-blowing feeling of touching the sky and achieving something very special.  You will get the chance to gain a life changing confidence. Since you  are person who will enjoy this sport personally, you achieve a sense of freedom which is hard to find. Paragliding although a great workout it is a mental sport too. It helps to boost your confidence and once you get the initial confidence, you will be always motivated to take any challenge in your life.

 

  • Outdoor Activity-

It is taught us right from the childhood that being outside is much healthier than to sit under the four walls of your house.  You get a chance to experience fresh air and also get exposed to sunlight and other natural factors which helps to boost your immune system.  Paragliding helps you to expose to heat, which in turn helps to gain Vitamin D which is one of the most beneficial vitamin of our body, lack of it results in several health issues and also increases the risk of osteoporosis.

 

  • Enhances Endurance and Improvise problem solving skills-

If you are an adventure lover you should definitely go for Paragliding. By involving both physically and mentally an adventure sports enhance a sense of endurance in you.  Once you are in an adventurous sport you develop the skill of problem-solving too.

 

Paragliding is an awesome recreational sport.  Everyone can try at least once if have no severe health problems and height phobia. Basically there are several reasons to try Paragliding but you should try it with proper training and safety measures.

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