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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.
SoyConnection.com is a reliable, authoritative resource for research about soybean isoflavones, soymilk isoflavones and estrogen-like components in soy. Download the soy health fact sheets and clear up misinformation about the health effects of soy and isoflavones.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF SOY ISOFLAVONES
See what the American Heart Association says about the role of soyfoods in a heart-healthy diet.
Isoflavones in soy have estrogen-like properties that may be a natural alternative to conventional hormone therapy in menopause.
Soy isoflavones, which function like estrogen, can help promote healthy bones by preventing osteoporosis and other bone problems.
SOY ISOFLAVONES FACTS
Study results put to rest concerns about the effects of soy isoflavones on male sperm count and testosterone levels.
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