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Heart Health

Effects on Markers of CVD: Soybean Oil on Par with High Oleic Oils
Heart HealthOil
May 4, 2022

Effects on Markers of CVD: Soybean Oil on Par with High Oleic Oils

Given its huge role in the U.S. and global food supply, the amount of human research on the health effects of soybean oil that has been conducted is limited. So,…
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The Heart of the Matter: Focus on Dietary Patterns
Heart HealthNutrition
April 7, 2022

The Heart of the Matter: Focus on Dietary Patterns

The results of several recently published studies paint a confusing picture of the relationship between specific dietary components or foods and risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).  In the view of…
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New research suggests consuming soy reduces risk of cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality
Heart Health
February 18, 2022

New research suggests consuming soy reduces risk of cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality

Many Asian epidemiologic studies have examined the impact of soy intake on a variety of health outcomes. But surprisingly, until the results of the China Cardiometabolic Disease and Cancer Cohort…
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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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Soybean oil in glass bottle with soybeans around it
Heart HealthOil
August 11, 2021

New Study Confirms: SOY OIL LOWERS RISK OF HEART DISEASE; HAS NO IMPACT ON INFLAMMATION, OXIDATION

A new comprehensive analysis of the scientific literature, published in the journal Nutrition, concludes that soybean oil lowers risk of coronary heart disease without causing any undesirable effects as some…
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New study shows soy is associated with a lower risk of dying of a heart attack
Heart Health
July 6, 2021

New study shows soy is associated with a lower risk of dying of a heart attack

Chinese researchers recently reported that soy consumption was associated with a reduced risk of mortality from acute myocardial infarction (heart attack).1 This finding comes from the China Kadoorie Biobank study,…
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Challenges to Dietary Fat Dogma Still Supportive of Soyfoods
Heart HealthNutrition
August 21, 2019

Challenges to Dietary Fat Dogma Still Supportive of Soyfoods

Despite recommendations by the major international health agencies to reduce saturated fat intake, debate continues within the scientific community about the relationship between fatty acid intake and coronary heart disease…
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Decades of Research Show Soy Protein Lowers LDL-Cholesterol
Heart HealthProtein
July 25, 2019

Decades of Research Show Soy Protein Lowers LDL-Cholesterol

Two newly published analyses support the efficacy of soy protein for lowering blood cholesterol levels.1,2 Published in top tier peer-reviewed nutrition and medical journals, the combined research directly addresses recent…
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Heart HealthMen’s HealthProteinWomen’s Health
May 14, 2019

New Study Confirms Soy Protein Lowers Cholesterol

New research published in the Journal of Nutrition, by David Jenkins, MD, PhD and colleagues from the University of Toronto, shows that soy protein significantly lowers LDL-cholesterol, the type of…
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The Scientific Data Are Clear: Soy Protein Provides Heart Health Benefits
Heart HealthProtein
October 31, 2017

The Scientific Data Are Clear: Soy Protein Provides Heart Health Benefits

Soy protein lowers blood cholesterol levels according to years of scientific evidence 1-10 and the conclusions of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and health agencies in Canada 11…
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An image depicting a person holding a fake heart.
Heart Health
June 27, 2017

Heart Association Confirms: Soy Oil and Polyunsaturated Fats are Healthful

Saturated fat is (still) out and polyunsaturated fat (PUFA) is in, according to a new report from the American Heart Association (AHA). In a Presidential Advisory, the organization stated in…
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