Friday, May 20, 2011
NATIONAL SOYBEAN LAB TEACHES COOKING WORKSHOP AT ABUNDANT LIFE CENTER
On April 9, a team from the National Soybean Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois Urbana consisting of Dr. Marilyn Nash, Courtney Tamimie, and Dr. Pascasie Adedze conducted a Soy Nutrition and Cooking Workshop with members of the JLM Abundant Life Community Center and organizations affiliated with the Haitian Diaspora in Chicago. The purpose was to educate participants on the nutritional and economic benefits of soy foods and demonstrate the adaptability of soy foods in typical dishes prepared at the JLM Center, 2622 West Jackson Boulevard.
The National Soybean Research Laboratory provides education and outreach regarding the benefits of soy foods, the importance of soy to overall health, and how to incorporate soy into local diets and recipes. Soy foods play a vital role in combating health problems, including diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular diseases, and osteoporosis.
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