for human nutrition around the globe.It is the leading source edible oil constituiting about 30% of the world supply. Soy
products are nutritious,economical and Healthful.Use of 30-40 g of processed soybean in daily diet Protects human health and
enhance the longetity. Soybean In an average contains about 40% protein,23%carbohydrates, 20%oil and reasonable amount
of minerals, vitamins and dietary fibre.
Soyabean and Human health
- Lowers blood cholesterol, relaxes constipations, good for diabetics.preveents cardio-vascular diseases. Overall health promotion ,prevents cancer,helpful in menopause and osteoporosis.
- Soybean also has functional health benefits. Specially to those who suffer from lactose intolerancy.
- Research shows that as little as a serving of 25 g of soyfood per day reduces the ricks of some types of cancer by as much as 40-50%.
Soybean is the major crop in Nandurbar districts. Malnutrition is the major problem in Nandurbar districts.Malnutrition
affects women and children.Farmer grow soybean and sells at market. People don't know use tand scientific method of
processing and health benefits of soybean. Krishi vigyan Kendra conducted demonstrations, training programmes and
value additions of soybean.Soymilk,soydals, soyata, soyanuts,soybiscuits has been taught to self help group ,Aganwadi workers.