• Hexane in Soy Food?>
    Ask the Experts

    Hexane in Soy Food

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Hexane is a solvent that's used—with government approval—to extract oil from soybeans. Most soy protein ingredients in foods have undergone hexane processing. Do you need to worry about hexane in soy foods?

  • Soy Protein and Weight Loss?>
    Wellness Tip

    Soy Protein and Weight Loss

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Soy foods are just as good as animal protein sources if you’re trying to lose weight, according to a small study in Obesity Science & Practice of overweight or obese adults.

  • Veggie Burgers: Pick Your Patty?>

    Veggie Burgers: Pick Your Patty

    by Edward R. Blonz, Ph.D.

    If you’re hankering for a hamburger, but don’t want all the calories and saturated fat of meat, look no further than your supermarket freezer section, where, usually in the vicinity of the frozen entrees, you’ll find veggie burgers.