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Why you must have soy milk

Why you must have soy milk
Shivangani Dhawan,TNN | Mar 26, 2014

Soy milk is derived from the soybean plant. Because it is plant based, it doesn't contain lactose.

Soy beans and soy milk are significant sources of protein, which is a much-needed nutrient for good health, particularly for the hair and skin. Listed below are the benefits of consuming Soy milk.

Consuming soy milk provides internal support to help hair grow out healthier and stronger.

If you are dehydrated or your diet lacks protein, it will be reflected in the appearance of your hair. Drinking soy milk not only provides your hair with protein, it also supports your hydration levels.

The protein provided by soy milk keeps skin tissues moisturized and increases their elasticity.

Soy consumption may support skin health by supplying high-quality protein needed for building and maintaining collagen, the material essential to connective tissues.

Drinking two glasses of soya milk a day could relieve older women from the curse of hot flushes.

Soy milk does contain fats but the fats it contains are good fats and it is cholesterol free which means when replacing cow's milk it can help prevent clogged arteries and heart disease.