Soy or soya is a legume eaten as immature edamame or mature whole soybeans, or prepared for consumption in many other forms such as tofu, tempeh, soy milk, and TVP. It is also used in the production of condiments such as tamari/soy sauce, miso, black bean sauce (made from fermented black soybeans), and liquid aminos. Unlike most other legumes, it contains all the essential amino acids.

Soybeans are widely cultivated and consumed or processed into products for both human and animal consumption. This tag is appropriate for questions about human nutrition, and consumption of soy.

Questions about environmental effects of soy cultivation should use the [environment] tag.