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Microsoft Start Health Logo By Toni Tran, Livia Dickson Chen, Cassia D Muller, Leticia Soares, Hannah Purtle of Microsoft Start Health | Slide 1 of 5: Expert opinion from Toni TranA half-cup serving of cooked soybean has 38 calories, 3 grams carbs, 4 grams protein, and 2 grams fat. A few studies in animals and humans indicate that soy protein and its isoflavones may have a beneficial role in obesity, and eating soy protein may reduce body weight, fat mass, plasma cholesterol, and triglycerides. However, we need more high-quality studies to confirm the amount and effectiveness of soybean and soy products for weight loss.→ See more questions and expert answers related to Soybean.→ Love Soybean? Get nutritional facts, tips from health experts, and moreThis is for information purpose only, and should not be considered as a substitute for medical expertise. These are opinions from an external panel of individual doctors, and not to be considered as opinion of Microsoft. Please seek professional help regarding any health conditions or concerns.

Expert opinion from Toni Tran

A half-cup serving of cooked soybean has 38 calories, 3 grams carbs, 4 grams protein, and 2 grams fat. A few studies in animals and humans indicate that soy protein and its isoflavones may have a beneficial role in obesity, and eating soy protein may reduce body weight, fat mass, plasma cholesterol, and triglycerides. However, we need more high-quality studies to confirm the amount and effectiveness of soybean and soy products for weight loss.

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