The most common foods that are rich in soy include soybeans, tofu and tempeh. All of these foods are rich in soy because soybeans are the original form of soy. Tofu is made of curdled soy milk and tempeh consists of ferm... More » Food Food Facts

Many foods, including bean sprouts, tofu, soy sauce and miso, have soy as their primary ingredient. However, manufacturers are likely to include soy in ice cream, imitation dairy foods, meats with fillers, vegetable brot... More » Food Food Facts Beans & Nuts

Soy lecithin is a fatty substance that is extracted from soy beans. It is a common food additive that helps oil and water mix, and also works as a lubricant, an anti-foaming agent and a wetting agent. Soy lecithin is als... More » Food Food Facts

According to the acid alkaline diet, alkaline foods such as tofu and tempeh may be substituted for acidic foods such as beef, pork and salmon. In general, plant-based foods are more alkaline than animal-derived foods. Fo... More » Food Food Facts

The George Mateljan Foundation for the World's Healthiest Foods lists flax seeds, walnuts, sardines, salmon, soybeans, tofu, shrimp, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower as common foods containing omega-3 fatty acids. Flax s... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Vitamins & Supplements

Some vegetables that are good sources of iron include soybeans, lentils, spinach and tofu. Most beans and dark, leafy greens and some mushrooms are rich in iron. Eating dried fruit, olives, nuts and enriched grains are o... More » Food Food Facts

Health experts generally debate the benefits and risks of eating tofu, a protein-rich ingredient made from soy. Eating a diet rich in soy products such as tofu may minimize some health risks, although eating genetically ... More » Food Food Facts