FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS)

ABOUT OUR PRODUCTS

How can I sample your product?

Shop online, watch for us at your favorite grocer, and watch for our Vegetarian Food Trailer. We travel to Festivals, Food Truck Rodeos, and special events spreading the news about Atlantic Natural Foods. You can also submit recipes for a chance to receive a free sample pack of our products.

Why are your products in cans?

Cans are convenient, cost less, and protect the food better. Our product has a long shelf life so even if the power goes out, itโ€™s still good. No refrigeration is required so you can stock up. Fresh and frozen foods start to lose nutritional value almost immediately. Cans lock the nutrition in so you get what you are paying for.

Do your products contain natural ingredients?

Yes. Nothing artificial is used in our preparation, processing or canning. Only natural ingredients, starting with soy and wheat protein.

Where can I buy your products?

Click here to shop online or find a retailer near you.k


HEALTH BENEFITS OF SOY

Facts about soy
  1. Soy protein directly lowers blood cholesterol levels, modestly elevates good cholesterol (HDL) and decreases triglyceride levels.
  2. Substituting soyfoods for protein-rich foods higher in saturated fat may lead to a decrease in blood cholesterol.
  3. Recent research suggests that soy protein lowers LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) by 3-6 percent.
  4. Clinical research shows that soy protein directly lowers cholesterol levels in children.
  5. Soyfoods are generally well-accepted by children according to studies.
  6. Data suggests that soy intake during adolescence may lower breast cancer risk later in life.
  7. Health organizations, such as the American Institute for Cancer Research, recommend obtaining a higher percentage of dietary protein from plant foods as a means of reducing cancer risk.
  8. Recent evidence suggests that isoflavones found in soy promote prostate health because they may have a role in preventing and/or treating benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer.
  9. Epidemiologic evidence suggests that men who eat soy foods daily are less likely to develop prostate cancer than those who do not.
  10. Clinical and epidemiologic evidence suggests a reasonable intake of soyfoods is 2-3 times daily.
  11. Asian studies have found that men who eat soyfoods regularly are about 30-50 percent less likely to develop prostate cancer than those who do not.
  12. Soyfoods are generally low in saturated fat, high in omega-6 polyunsaturated fat and one of the few plant sources of essential omega-3 fatty acids.
  13. Soy has been shown to modestly lower blood pressure and directly improve the health of the coronary arteries.
  14. The high quality protein soyfoods provide is important for bone health and can reduce the risk of osteoporosis among postmeopausal women.
  15. Soyfoods are a unique dietary source of isoflavones, a phytoestrogen that may offer women heart health benefits and may help alleviate hot flashes during menopause.
  16. Fortified soymilk is a good source of isoflavones and also contains calcium, vitamin D and protein.
  17. Soyfoods provide high quality protein and are good sources of well-absorbed protein.
  18. Isoflavones are one of five chemical classes of anticarcinogens found in soy, and soyfoods are the only significant natural dietary source of isoflavones.
Scientists learn how soy foods protect against colon cancer

University of Illinois scientists have evidence that lifelong exposure to genistein, a bioactive component in soy foods, protects against colon cancer by repressing a signal that leads to accelerated growth of cells, polyps, and eventually malignant tumors. Click here to read the complete article.


FAQS ABOUT VEGETARIAN FOODS

What's the difference between a Vegetarian and a Vegan?

Vegetarians don’t eat meat (beef, chicken, pork or fish). Vegans don’t eat meat or anything that came from an animal, including eggs, milk and cheese. A Flexitarian is someone that chooses not to eat meat sometimes but does not adhere to a strict vegetarian or vegan diet.