Soy Isoflavones and Your Health
Soybeans and soyfoods are the only natural dietary source with a nutritionally relevant level of isoflavones. The isoflavones in soy may help prevent breast and prostate cancers and cardiovascular disease. Is there such a thing as soy estrogen? While soy does not have estrogens, the isoflavones in soy are estrogen-like, and soy can function like estrogen to alleviate hot flashes associated with menopause and reduce bone loss.
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