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Supplementing Plant-Based Diets with Soy Protein Increases Muscle Mass and Strength
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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Many Soyfoods Suitable for Low Tyramine Diets
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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Soy Protein Does Not Lower Testosterone or Raise IGF-1 Levels in Men
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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“Soy Breast” News Without Merit
Men’s Health
January 22, 2020

“Soy Breast” News Without Merit

“Dear Men: There’s no evidence that eating Impossible Whoppers will give you breasts.” That headline of a December 26, 2019 article in the Washington Post (WP), while accurately reflecting the…
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Soyfoods Do Not Increase Risk of Developing Gout
Men’s HealthWomen’s Health
November 19, 2019

Soyfoods Do Not Increase Risk of Developing Gout

What was once called the “disease of kings” could now just as well be called the “disease of commoners.” Gout is now the most common form of inflammatory arthritis worldwide,…
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