What is Soy Protein?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: Shaklee Soy Protein


See also: Protein Supplements Soy protein powder with Spirulina

Soy Protein is from the soy plant, which is a member of the pea family. Soy and components of soy called "isoflavones" have been studied scientifically for numerous health conditions.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Insomnia 2 5
Memory problems 2 5
Anxious mood 1 2
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder 1 3
Bipolar manic episodes 1 2
Problems concentrating 1 2

Show all 8 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Soy Protein

Side effect Patients Percentage
Constipation 1
Tiredness 1
Weight gain 1

Why patients stopped taking Soy Protein

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Soy Protein


Stopped taking Soy Protein

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Soy Protein.