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Safety of isoflavones in dietary supplements targeted by Illinois initiative
...omprehensive five-year study of the effects of soy isoflavones
found in dietary supplements on various body tissu...rich said. "We will look at how different doses of isoflavones
and the timing of exposure affect breast, brain and adipose tissues (fat). Another group will look ...
Animal research suggests plant estrogens in soy do not increase breast cancer risk
...ther plants contain estrogen-like compounds called isoflavones
or phytoestrogens. These plant estrogens are thou...n the other hand, some studies have shown that soy isoflavones
can stimulate breast cancer cells grown in the laboratory. "Evidence from observational studies in ...
Soy processing influences estrogen-dependent breast cancer growth in mice
...was not the case, he said. A soy flour and mixed isoflavones
diet and a mixed isoflavone diet each contained eq...erich said. "Dietary soy products that contained isoflavones
in more purified forms were associated with greater tumor growth. These products are similar to the ...
In male monkeys, too much soy has adverse effects
...keys, "long-term consumption of a diet rich in soy isoflavones
can have marked influences on patterns of aggressi... directed at the potentially beneficial effects of isoflavones
in reducing the risk of various cancers, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease and postmenopausal sym...
Study: Isoflavone-enriched soy proteins fail to increase bone mineral density in young women
CHAPEL HILL -- Soy protein enriched with isoflavones
appears to have no effect on bone mineral content ...ly good source. "We had seen earlier reports that isoflavones
had beneficial effects on the bones of women undergoing menopause or who already were postmenopausal...
Diet rich in soy protein lowers estrogens associated with breast cancer
...owing the researchers to calculate intake of total isoflavones
among individual subjects.Isoflavones, the main co...cular level. The scientific team hypothesized that isoflavones
may inhibit certain enzymes responsible for estrogen production and metabolism."Our findings of a re...
Genistein-containing supplements may stop tamoxifen
...women turn to over-the-counter products containing isoflavones
as an alternative to HRT to treat their menopausal...tein often is identified as one of several desired isoflavones
in soy products, including soy-enhanced drinks and dietary supplements. Dietary isoflavones
New evidence that dietary soy and flaxseed have positive effect on obesity and diabetes
...s and coumestaus. Soybean is an abundant source of isoflavones
in the human diet, while flaxseed is the richest source of lignans. The Effect of Dietary Soy-Protein and Flaxseed on Obesity and DiabetesEarlier studies in obese animals and humans have suggested that soy, as a source of dietary protein, has signi...
Ohio State scientists bake heart healthy soy bread
...ter because it contains certain ingredients called isoflavones
and a variety of other phytochemicals. Isoflavones...ests such as insects. There is some evidence that isoflavones
may mimic human estrogen. Tomatoes, on the other hand, contain substantial amounts of lycopene, whic...
Estrogen found in soy stimulates human breast-cancer cells in mice
...anted regarding the use of soy supplements high in isoflavones
for women with breast cancer, particularly if they are menopausal, said Helferich, who was the principal researcher on the papers. For most people, soy is a healthy food and can be used as part of a healthy diet, he said. Isolated soy protein had be...
Estrogen, soy boost recovery in hearts after surgery, studies show
...-lacking female rats ate a diet of soy rich in the isoflavones
genistein, daidzein and glycitein, which bind to estrogen receptors, for three months. The animals then went to surgery. Blood flow and hearts were stopped for 30 minutes followed by reperfusion with a standard blood substitute (oxygenated Krebs-Hen...
Soy may reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease in postmenopausal women
...y. Kim conducted the study to see if certain isoflavones
- phytoestrogens - found in soy, "could act like e...of three diets - soy with isoflavones, soy without isoflavones
and Premarin, a commonly prescribed estrogen replacement for women. Fifteen monkeys were in each ...
Soy isoflavones have a modest cholesterol-lowering effect in postmenopausal women
...examined the effect of soy protein and soy-derived isoflavones
in the context of the prevention of cardiovascular...ner et al. studied soy protein with or without soy isoflavones
to determine if the lipid-lowering effect of soy could be specifically attributed to the isoflavone-...
Increased consumption of soy protein may help lower cholesterol
...rdiovascular benefits that appear to come from the isoflavones
in soy. Such consumption, in place of some animal...ity are trypsin inhibitors, phytic acid, sapopins, isoflavones
and fiber. Soy protein is available as a liquid, flour or concentrated powder. "Its important that ...
Just as you suspected: research shows a lot of things that taste bad are good for you
... toxins. In small amounts, the phenols, flavnoids, isoflavones
and other chemicals are proving to be good for us." Unfortunately, a dislike of these flavors has been ingrained in most people by nature. Humans and other animals have long associated bitter or sour flavors with spoiled or poisonous food. That is ...
Isoflavone-rich soy products may prevent bone loss in women
...sumption of soy protein powder with high levels of isoflavones
appeared to lessen bone loss in the lumbar spine a...group. Preliminary studies in animals suggest that isoflavones
exert both mild estrogenic and antiestrogenic effects, depending on the tissue in which they act. T...
UF nutritionist: Better to vow to eat healthy for new year
... Bobroff said soy contains phytochemicals called isoflavones
that appear to be protective against certain diseases. Some of the isoflavones
work to decrease levels of cholesterol, especially low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, the ty...
Eating soy can lead to dramatic declines in cholesterol, Wake Forest study shows
...rol-lowering effect of soy depends onthe amount of isoflavones
--plant estrogens--in the soy, according to astudy...c drops in cholesterol. Soy from which the isoflavones
had been extracted does not lowercholesterol, nor does a relatively low dose of isoflavones
in soy p...
Study at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center investigates possible protective effects of plant compounds on the uterus
...of its kindspecifically directed at the effects of isoflavones
on the human endometrium. Because the normal endometrium is constantly changing and is highly responsiveto hormonal fluctuations, it provides an excellent environment in which todetect the impact of isoflavones, said Dr. Hale. During ...
Purdue Students Win $4,500 For Vegetarian Gelatin Dessert
...cholesterol." Some studies have suggested that isoflavones
could be a part of the reasonwhy Asian cultures, which have diets high in soy-based food products, have alower incidence of diseases such as breast cancer, prostate cancer and heartdisease. The new gelatin dessert naturally contains isoflavones, and ...