soy foods

soy foods

Foods—e.g., miso, soybeans, soy milk, textured vegetable protein, tempeh, tofu produced from soy (Glycine hispida)—which are high in protein and contain isoflavones (e.g., genistine) as well as phytosterols and phytooestrogens. Soy foods may protect against cancer, especially of the breast, as well as the colon and prostate. Soy is thought to be the most effective food for reducing cholesterol.
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"The idea that eating soy foods may reduce the risk of breast cancer has been around for years," says researcher Regina Ziegler of the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland.
[USA], May 21 (ANI): Diets high in soy foods are associated with a decreased risk of osteoporotic bone fractures in pre-menopausal breast cancer survivors according to a new study.
The Cleveland Clinic notes that soy foods provide a host of nutritional benefits.
An article appearing in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment reported an association between greater consumption of soy foods and cruciferous vegetables and a lower risk of experiencing side effects from breast-cancer therapy.
Susan Levin presents the latest scientific research, including the effects of diets high in animal protein on rates of colon cancer and the relationship of soy foods to breast cancer.
Meat-replacement products and energy bars with 'soy protein isolate' or 'texturized vegetable protein' contain higher levels of phytoestrogens that natural or fermented soy foods like tempeh or miso.
11, 2017, consuming cruciferous vegetables and soy foods may reduce the side effects of cancer treatments that inhibit the body's production or use of estrogen, a hormone that can fuel breast cancer growth.
ISLAMABAD -- Consuming soy foods such as soy milk and tofu and cruciferous vegetables such as cabbages, kale and broccoli may help reduce common side effects of treatment in breast cancer survivors, researchers say.
Impact of soy foods on the development of breast cancer and the prognosis of breast cancer patients.
Soy foods, which include tofu, tempeh, soy milk, and edamame, contain isoflavones, compounds that are similar in some ways to the hormone estrogen.
No significant associations between the risk of mortality from CVD and total soy intake, or soy foods other than natto were identified.
Human studies show that soy foods do not increase cancer risk and in some cases, may lower it.