At recruitment into the study, participants completed a validated semi-quantitative food-frequency questionnaire that included individual listings for 9 common soy
food items including natto.
proteins can form strong gels and have high water-binding capacity.
Although isoflavones are like estrogen, soy
foods do not actually contain estrogen.
foods: tofu, tempeh, soymilk, soy sauce, and soybeans.
For example, researchers didn't look at soy
consumption after cancer diagnosis and treatment, and it's possible that the women who survived longer may have made other dietary changes after their diagnosis than were not made by the other women.
The evidence that large intakes of soy
appear safe (or even beneficial) is based largely on the Chinese women.
In 2010, over eight in 10 consumers (84 percent) rate soy
products as healthy on an aided basis, with very few rating them as unhealthy (only 4 percent)," the 17th annual Consumer Attitudes About Nutrition, from the Chesterfield, Mo.
The extrinsic effect of soy
in displacing foods that are higher in saturated fat and cholesterol was investigated by substituting the animal protein present in normal foods consumed in Western diets with soy
protein, in increments from 13-58 g per day.
Product developers may be able to gain new users by blending soy
ingredients with nuts and grains to create innovative, better tasting and possibly more affordable food and beverages," added Mr.
wax comes from the soybean and does n't contain pollutants
While research on the effects of soy
on bone metabolism has been inconsistent, many positive studies do exist that suggest a role for soy
in slowing bone turnover and increasing bone density in women.
Some doctors advise patients with breast cancer and other hormone-sensitive conditions to limit their soy
contains phytoestrogens, which can act like estrogen in the body), but others can aim for a balanced diet that includes soy