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Children’s Health

Woman Preparing Soy Infant Formula At Table.
Children's HealthEndocrine Function
August 1, 2022

New Research Published on Soy Infant Formula

Sales and prescription data indicate that specialized infant formulas have become much more common in the United Kingdom, Norway, and Australia over the past two decades.1 In contrast, there has…
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CancerChildren's Health
June 1, 2022

Can Childhood Soy Consumption Decrease Risk of Breast Cancer?

In 1995, Lamartiniere et al.1,2 proposed that the isoflavone genistein when consumed early in life reduces risk of developing breast cancer later in life. Over the past nearly 30 years,…
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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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Children's HealthWomen’s Health
January 3, 2019

Soy Formula and Menstrual Pain: A Look at the Evidence

Despite being widely commercially available for decades and having been used by as many as 20 million Americans during infancy, the advantages and disadvantages of soy infant formula (SIF) have…
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A Closer Look: Impact of Soy Infant Formula On Growth and Development
Children's HealthNutrition
August 17, 2018

A Closer Look: Impact of Soy Infant Formula On Growth and Development

There has been a lot of discussion of late about the impact of soy infant formula (SIF) on growth and development, primarily because soyfoods, including SIF, are uniquely-rich sources of…
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Children's HealthNutrition
June 9, 2017

Soymilk and Growth in Children

By Mark Messina, PhD, MS Research suggests that the type of milk consumed may modestly impact childhood growth, although this effect most likely will be impacted by overall diet.1  However, there…
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