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Origins of the Soy Feminization Myth
Men’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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Soy Protein Promotes Men’s Health, Muscle Mass, and Strength
Hot TopicsMen’s HealthSoy Protein
April 29, 2021

Soy Protein Promotes Men’s Health, Muscle Mass, and Strength

A recent surge in evidence from an array of sources highlights the nutritional and health attributes of soy protein for men. These sources include newly published research, the recently released…
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An image depicting a man use a machine at a gym to build muscle mass.
Men’s HealthSoy Protein
February 25, 2021

Supplementing Plant-Based Diets with Soy Protein Increases Muscle Mass and Strength

Considerable work has been devoted to determining the optimal protein for building muscle mass and strength in response to resistance exercise training (RET). Until recently, there was a consensus within…
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An image depicting kung pao tofu. Unfermented tofu is low in tyramine.
Men’s HealthWomen’s Health
February 19, 2021

Many Soyfoods Suitable for Low Tyramine Diets

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) were first introduced in the 1950s to treat depression.1,2 They are a separate class from other antidepressants, treating different forms of depression as well as other…
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An image depicting a man cooking soyfoods. Research shows soy protein does not negatively effect testosterone levels.
Men’s HealthSoy Protein
January 31, 2021

Soy Protein Does Not Lower Testosterone or Raise IGF-1 Levels in Men

Research from the University of Illinois by Bosland et al.1 provides important insight about the effects of soy protein on hormone levels in men. This study is especially notable because…
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Soyfoods May Reduce Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s in Some People
Men’s HealthWomen’s Health
November 12, 2020

Soyfoods May Reduce Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s in Some People

To say that studying the microbiota, which refers to the population of microorganisms residing in the gut, is a hot area of research is a bit of an understatement. Last…
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Patients on Warfarin Can Consume Soyfoods
Men’s HealthWomen’s Health
July 1, 2020

Patients on Warfarin Can Consume Soyfoods

The connection between the blood thinner warfarin and the consumption of soyfoods is by no means an obvious one. But from time to time, questions about this relationship arise, as…
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Data Indicate Soy Consumption Does Not Feminize Men
Men’s HealthUncategorized
June 23, 2020

Data Indicate Soy Consumption Does Not Feminize Men

Overwhelming evidence indicates that neither soy, nor the isoflavones in soy, feminize men when consumed as part of a healthy lifestyle. In 2018, meta-analysis of 30 observational studies found that…
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