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All About Soy Isoflavones & Women"s Health

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ISBN 100895299402
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  J Womens Health (Larchmt). ; Medline, Google Scholar: 6. Wu AH, Yu MC, Tseng CC, et al. Epidemiology of soy exposures and breast cancer risk. Br J Cancer. ; Medline, Google Scholar: 7. Dong JY, Qin LQ. Soy isoflavones consumption and risk of breast cancer incidence or recurrence: A meta-analysis of prospective In 7 trials, soy protein, washed with alcohol to remove isoflavones, was compared with casein or milk prot33,39,43,52 or various animal proteins. 49,50 Two studies showed small significant decreases in LDL cholesterol. 49,50 These studies were very carefully controlled feeding studies, with all meals formulated according to strict Soy Isoflavones – Health Benefits. But other than cancer, soy Isoflavones are believed to also protect cardiovascular health, reduce the severity of menopause symptoms, reduce the risk of osteoporosis, and prevent age-related cognitive decline. Because sex hormones play an important role in regulating metabolism and maintaining overall health   Soy contains isoflavones that act as estrogen mimickers, an aspect that can have both positive and negative effects. As a result, a diet high in soy can severely harm a woman's health, both in the short and long term. Possible Concerns of Soy for Women

I believe that soy foods such as edamame, tofu, tempeh and soy milk are much more likely to help you than hurt you. Therefore, I recommend one to two servings per day, even to women with breast cancer. That amount will provide about 40 mg of isoflavones, enough to give you the benefits of soy Eat soy. Don't eat soy. Soy is healthy. Soy is dangerous and should be avoided at all costs. Soybeans and most soy foods (like tofu, tempeh and soy milk) are high in protein and isoflavones and low in saturated fat. Soy has played a role as a dietary staple in Asia and dates back many centuries.  › Home › Your Wellness › Nutrition & Movement. Soy isoflavones were thought to interfere with thyroid hormone synthesis and cause goiter and hypothyroidism. Thyroid diseases can actually be prevented with the intake of iodine. Commercial producers of soy products are required to add iodine in their products so Soy contains protein, isoflavones and fiber, all of which provide health benefits. It was once thought that soy foods increase the risk of breast cancer. However, eating a moderate amount of soy foods does not increase risk of breast cancer — or other types of :// /expert-answers/soy-breast-cancer-risk/faq

  Soy's heart health benefit is still evolving in research. Soy appears to help women under age 65 with cognitive function, but not those over Utian refers to this as a ''critical window" after Much of the concern about soy is based on the estrogen-like effects of isoflavones, a group of naturally-occurring plant chemicals that are found in large amounts in soybeans. Soy Isoflavones Interest in the health benefits of soyfoods—as well as some of the controversy surrounding these products—is to a large extent, related to their   Soy Isoflavones and Exercise: Possible Benefits for Postmenopausal Womens Cardiovascular Health Author(s): Stephane Choquette, David-Alexandre Lalancette, Isabelle J. Dionne Centre de Recherche Sur le Vieillissement, CSSS-IUGS, , Belvedere sud, Sherbrooke, QC, J1H4C4, Canada., Canada   Soy products offer a wide array of health benefits. Eating whole soy foods may reduce the risk of breast cancer and several other types of cancer, fibroids, and even inflammation. Soy is helpful for bone health, heart health, and menopausal symptoms. However, the benefits of soy appear to come from foods made from whole ://