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Genistein may be useful for the treatment of triple negative breast cancer
CancerWomen’s Health
January 12, 2022

Genistein may be useful for the treatment of triple-negative breast cancer

Modern research interest in soyfoods began with a focus on cancer prevention and treatment.1 Much of this interest can be attributed to the soybean being a uniquely rich source of…
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Nutrient content more important than degree of processing
NutritionProtein
December 29, 2021

Nutrient content more important than degree of processing

“Ultra-processed foods” -- they have become buzz words. But new research from a team of U.S. and Brazilian academics suggests that nutrient content is more important than the degree to…
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Soy may favorably affect risk factors for CHD, the leading cause of death in America
Heart Health
November 3, 2021

Soy may favorably affect risk factors for CHD, the leading cause of death in America

The cholesterol-lowering effect of soy protein is well established,1-8 but there is also intriguing evidence that independent of cholesterol, soy favorably affects coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors. CHD is…
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Isoflavones associated with lower fracture risk in Chinese men
Endocrine FunctionMen’s Health
October 21, 2021

Isoflavones associated with lower fracture risk in Chinese men

The first of its kind research from Shanghai indicates isoflavones may reduce risk of fractures in men.1 Even a superficial examination of the literature quickly reveals that most of the…
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Research Highlights Relevant to Soy Isoflavones, SIF, Ultra-processed Foods and Protein Quality
Children's HealthNutritionProtein
September 30, 2021

Research Highlights Relevant to Soy Isoflavones, SIF, Ultra-processed Foods and Protein Quality

  Soy isoflavones and Alzheimer’s disease Although isoflavones are routinely classified as endocrine disruptors (EDs) a recent comprehensive technical review that focused on the observational and clinical data concluded this…
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Can Soyfoods Help Combat the Rise in Iron Deficiency Anemia?
Nutrition
September 10, 2021

Can Soyfoods Help Combat the Rise in Iron Deficiency Anemia?

Iron deficiency is a common nutritional problem globally and recent data indicate the prevalence of iron deficiency anemia in the United States is increasing.1 Do soyfoods have a role in…
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Origins of the Soy Feminization Myth
Endocrine FunctionMen’s Health
August 20, 2021

Origins of the Soy Feminization Myth

There are likely some folks, including health professionals, who are still uncertain about whether soy feminizes men. This uncertainty is understandable given that even today, claims that soy feminizes men…
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Systematic Review Supports the Safety of Soy for Women with Breast Cancer
CancerWomen’s Health
August 17, 2021

Systematic Review Supports the Safety of Soy for Women with Breast Cancer

Beginning in the late 1990s, concerns arose that soy increases breast cancer risk and worsens the prognosis of women with this disease despite the historically low breast cancer incidence rates…
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