Can Soy Support Weight Loss?
By Aaron Tabor, MD
Revival Medical Research Director
- An estimated 61% of American adults are now
considered overweight or obese, with the biggest weight
gain among Baby Boomers age 50 and older. Although this
generation is taking more preventive health measures
such as routine mammograms, prostate screenings and
physicals, the 50-plus crowd has nearly doubled its
weight over the past two decades.
Even though millions of us spend untold amounts of
money in an attempt to lose weight, Americans are heavier
than ever. As we grow older, and exercise less, the
task of staying fit and trim becomes even more difficult.
And while a sensible diet combined with exercise is
still the best answer, new research shows that soy can
play a major role in helping you achieve your weight
loss goals faster.
Health support with soy?
A significant number of research studies support claims that soy
consumption can help you lose weight. Soy protein is a low-fat source
of high-quality protein (compared to many other protein sources) that
can help you build lean muscle mass. When combined with exercise and
a healthy diet, soy protein makes an excellent “partner”
in a successful weight loss plan.
1) Soy protein helps you feel fuller longer.
Recent medical studies show soy protein helps you feel less hungry,
and helps you feel fuller longer(1).
Eating soy may work by causing your stomach to send an “I’m
full” messages to your brain(2).
This helps reduce the urge to snack between meals and late at night
- two major causes of weight gain.
2) “Soy protein is low-carb.”
As a naturally low-carb food, Revival Soy is the perfect supplement
to any weight loss plan, including popular “low-carb”
and “high-protein” diets.
3) Soy protein has a ”low-glycemic index.”
Not only is soy protein low in carbs and fat, but it also has a low-glycemic
index which means it won't cause a rapid rise in blood sugar levels
This prevents over secretion of insulin (insulin causes the unwanted
effect of storing extra sugar in your bloodstream as body fat). Stable
blood sugar and insulin levels mean fewer hunger cravings and fewer
calories being stored as fat.
Revival Soy as part of an existing diet plan.
To reduce hunger cravings, simply supplement your current diet plan
with delicious Revival Soy products, such as bars, shakes, soy chips,
soy pasta and soynuts.
A Clinical Study Shows That Revival Baked Pasta Soy Chips May Help
You Lose Weight
women snacked on Revival Soy chips, as part of a healthy diet, and
lost an average of 7.3 pounds in 4 weeks. The plan is simple to
follow - replace all unhealthy, high calorie in-between meal and
late-night snacks with Revival Baked Pasta Soy Chips, while reducing
high-calorie drinks and high fat foods.
Dr. Tabor notes, “The study shows a safe weight loss rate
of 1 – 2 pounds per week. Many research studies support claims
that soy consumption may help you lose weight by helping you feel
more full. Combined with exercise and healthy dietary choices, soy
makes a powerful combination for weight loss. While there is no
‘magic bullet’ for weight loss, healthy nutritional
choices are vital to any weight loss plan. With no trans fats and
70% less fat than potato chips, our soy chips are a great choice
for health-conscious people.”
Revival Soy makes getting enough soy simple and delicious.
With Revival Soy, you can be sure you’re getting enough
soy isoflavones in your daily diet—without the soy taste.
And you can take comfort in knowing you’re using the #1
doctor-recommended soy protein supplement, backed by clinical
studies and many patented benefits.
Just 1 small Revival shake or protein bar gives you the amount
of soy isoflavones found in 6 cups of a typical soymilk (160
milligrams). A recent panel of international soy experts recommended
up to 160 milligrams of soy isoflavones per day for all of the
health benefits of soy.
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To read more, visit www.revivalsoy.com
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E. High-protein weight-loss diets: are they safe and do they work?
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peptone suppresses food intake and gastric emptying by increasing
plasma cholecystokinin levels in rats. J Nutr 2003, 133:352-7.
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