Additional Videos


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  2. Sartippour MR, Rao JY, Apple S, et al. A pilot clinical study of short-term isoflavone supplements in breast cancer patients. Nutr Cancer. 49, 59-65. 2004.
  3. Palomares MR, Hopper L, Goldstein L, et al. Effect of soy isoflavones on breast proliferation in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors. Breast Cancer Res Treatment. 88 (Suppl 1), 4002 (Abstract). 2004.
  4. Cheng G, Wilczek B, Warner M, et al. Isoflavone treatment for acute menopausal symptoms. Menopause. 14,468-73. 2007.
  5. Khan SA, Chatterton RT, Michel N, et al. Soy isoflavone supplementation for breast cancer risk reduction: A randomized phase II trial. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 5,309-19. 2012.
  6. Shike M, Doane AS, Russo L, et al. The effects of soy supplementation on gene expression in breast cancer: a randomized placebo-controlled study. J Natl Cancer Inst. 106. 2014.
  7. American Cancer Society Workshop on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Survivors. Rock CL, Doyle C, Demark-Wahnefried W, et al. “Nutrition and physical activity guidelines for cancer survivors.” CA Cancer J Clin. 62,242-74. 2012.
  8. “Soy is Safe for Breast Cancer Survivors.” American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR). 2012.
  9. World Cancer Research Fund International. Continuous Update Project Report: Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Breast Cancer Survivors. 2014.
  10. Field to Market (2012 v2). Environmental and Socioeconomic Indicators for Measuring Outcomes of On-Farm Agricultural Production in the United States; Summary Report: Second Report (Version 2) December 2012. Available at:
  11. International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications. “Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops in 2014.” January, 2015.
  12. Hamilton-Reeves, J.M., et al. “Clinical studies show no effects of soy protein or isoflavones on reproductive hormones in men: Results of a meta-analysis.” J Am Dietetic Assoc, (in press).
  13. Messina, M. “Soybean isoflavone exposure does not have feminizing effects on men: a critical examination of the clinical evidence.” Fertil Steril, 93(7): p. 2095-104. 2010.
  14. FDA’s Role in Regulating Safety of GE Foods.
  15. Savage, J.H., et al. “The natural history of soy allergy.” J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2010. 125(3): p. 683-686.
  16. Vierk, K.A., et al. “Prevalence of self-reported food allergy in American adults and use of food labels.” J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2007. 119(6): p. 1504-10.
  17. "Legally Mandating GM Food Labels Could 'Mislead and Falsely Alarm Consumers.'" American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). 2012.
  18. Questions & Answers on Foods from Genetically Engineered Plants. July, 2014.
  19. The World Health Organization. May, 2014.
  20. American Medical Association. Report 2 of the Council on Science and Public Health (A-12): Labeling of Bioengineered Foods. 2012.
  21. Messina, M. and Redmond, G. “Effects of soy protein and soybean isoflavones on thyroid function in healthy adults and hypothyroid patients: a review of the relevant literature.” Thyroid, 2006.
  22. Bitto A, Polito F, Atteritano M, et al. “Genistein aglycone does not affect thyroid function: results from a three-year, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.” J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 95,3067-72. 2010.
  23. International Food Information Council Foundation. “The Role of Biotechnology in Our Food Supply.” April 16, 2013.
  24. "Grocery Manufacturers Association Launches" Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA). Sept. 18, 2013.
  25. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. “FDA’s Role in Regulating Safety of GE Foods.” May 9, 2014.

Additional references featured in United Soybean Board Busts Top Soy Myths with Science-Backed Facts release

  1. 2016 United Soybean Board Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition study.
  2. Shu, X.O., et al., Soyfood intake during adolescence and subsequent risk of breast cancer among Chinese women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2001. 10(5): p. 483-8.
  3. Lee, S.A., et al., Adolescent and adult soy food intake and breast cancer risk: results from the Shanghai Women's Health Study. Am J Clin Nutr, 2009. 89(6): p. 1920-6.
  4. Wu, A.H., et al., Dietary patterns and breast cancer risk in Asian American women. Am J Clin Nutr, 2009. 89(4): p. 1145-54.
  5. Korde, L.A., et al., Childhood soy intake and breast cancer risk in Asian American women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2009. 18(4): p. 1050-9.
  6. National Academies of Sciences. “Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects.” 2016.
  7. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Food from Genetically Engineered Plants.
  8. Center for Science in the Public Interest. “Straight Talk on Genetically Engineered Foods.” 2015
  9. World Health Organization. “Modern food biotechnology, human health, and development: an evidence-based study.” 2005.
  10. “Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2013. ISAAA Brief No. 46. ISAAA: Ithaca, NY.” James, Clive. 2013. Listed under “FACT # 9. Benefits offered by biotech crops.”
  11. “A Guide to Understanding Modern Agricultural Biotechnology. Pages 7-8. International Food Information Council Foundation. 2014.
  12. PG Economics, UK, Graham Brookes and Peter Barfoot. GM crops: global socio-economic and environmental impacts 1996-2011. April, 2013.