The botanical name of soybeans is Glycine max and they are species of legumes of the Fabaceae family or bean family. The major reason behind their cultivation is mainly for beans and also useful in providing protein which is used as substitutes in different dairy products like dairy and meat. They are a rich source of minerals and vitamin B is also considered one of the most important sources of livestock for feeding animals. As per data of the American Cancer Society, it is known that consuming soy-food such as tofu reduces the risk of breast cancer, endometrial cancer and prostate cancer.
Scientific Classification of Soybeans