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Component In Soy Products May Be Substitute For Estrogen Treatment
...density, providing evidence that a key compound in soy
products-- isoflavones -- could be a substitute fo...t-cancer rates among women in Southeast Asia where soy
proteinis regularly consumed. "Although this is a relatively short-term study for evaluating change...
Better Peroxidase Improves Disease Diagnosis
...op other products that use soybean peroxidase. The soy
enzyme replaces horseradish peroxidase, which is a...e content. Vierling immediately confirmed that the soy
enzyme worked better. "All plants contain peroxidase, but not all peroxidase is created equal," Vier...
Purdue Research Shows Omega-3S Benefit Bone
...her type, omega-6 fatty acids, are common in corn, soy
and safflower oil. Omega-3's are found in large quantities in fish, soybean oil and canola oil. It's their presence in those foods that has prompted some nutrition experts to recommend that people eat fish once or twice a week to decrease heart disea...
USC Study On Soy's Anti-Cancer Effects
...- Scientists have long proposed that diets high in soy
maycontribute to the lower incidence of certain ca...a/Norris study of genistein, an activecomponent of soy
products, provides one explanation of how soy
could act toprotect cells against cancer. "The study l...
Wake Forest Study Shows Soy Containing A Key Ingredient Is What Lowers
...ON-SALEM, NC -- The cholesterol-lowering effect of soy
is the resultof natural compounds in the soy
known as isoflavones, Wake Forest UniversityBaptist Medical Center researchers reported today at an ...
Soy Phytoestrogens Reduce Carotid Atherosclerosis As Much As Premarin
...e team found that hormone replacement therapy from soy
protein withphytoestrogens provided equivalent str...malian estrogens-- Premarin -- with treatment with soy
phytoestrogens in postmenopausal monkeys,all of whom had been fed a "non-prudent diet" -- a diet hig...
Soy Protein With Phytoestrogens Inhibit Atherosclerosis Progression As Well As Premarin
...herosclerosis. And one key issue is whether soy
phytoestrogens work as well as Premarin-- the stan...l arteries called the iliacarteries in monkeys fed soy
protein containing soy
phytoestrogens, in monkeysfed soy
protein from which the phytoestrogens had b...
Cheap, Soy-Based Antibodies Prevent Genital Herpes In Mice
...dentified MABs grown in plants such as tobacco and soy
aspotentially effective in preventing everything from gastrointestinal infectionsto tooth decay. Visions of genetically engineered soybean- and tobacco-producing "fieldsof pharmaceuticals" now may have advanced to the next stage of production...
Antibody Revolution Targets STDs, Stomach Viruses, Common Cold
...rted the successful use of an antibodyderived from soy
that stopped the spread of genital herpes in mice.A scientistfrom London, Julian Ma, reported in the journal Nature Medicine that MABs madein tobacco had been used to prevent tooth decay in primates. At the moment, MABs produced in cell cu...
Hopkins, Israeli Scientists Link Soybeans With Pain Relief
...t chow. The American chow had higherproportions of soy
protein than the Israeli chow. When the researche...point, the scientists don't know what component of soy
mealsuppresses sensitivity or what the mechanism could be. Certain soy
proteins mayhamper the way c...
Researchers Prove Chemoprevention Can Work
...y found in corn,peanuts, soya sauce, and fermented soy
beans. Senior author Thomas Kensler, PhD, professor, EnvironmentalHealth Sciences, said, "We know a lot about how aflatoxin works. We were able todevelop the analytic tools to measure aflatoxin elimination, and that enabled usto see if olt...
Striking A Healthy Balance For The Elderly
...orexample, soybeans are low in zinc, but zinc from soy
sauce absorbs better. Soit's very important that the elderly look at the whole picture," Kannan said. Other surveys indicate that one-third to two-thirds of the elderly regularlytake vitamin mineral supplements, which should be taken between meals t...
Trash From Crop-Processing Plant Harvested For Disease-Fighting Agents
...on a newlydeveloped cell-growth kinetic assay. The soy
protein finding did not come as a surprise, because the apparentpositive effects of soy
protein and itsestrogen-like isoflavones have been documented. But the still-evolving techniquemay a...
Purdue Students Win $4,500 For Vegetarian Gelatin Dessert
...h of Indianapolis,developed "NuSoy Gel," a gelatin soy
protein dessert that can replace Jell-O,that quive...ays the contest asked students to come up with new soy
food products. "Wewanted to emphasize the health benefits of soybean materials in foods," Taosays. "...
UF researchers screen newborns for genetic susceptibility to diabetes in effort
to find causes and cures
...rted on solidfood, whether the milk they drank was soy
or cow's milk," said Dr. Andrew Muir,a clinical assistant professor of pathology and pediatrics. "We'll also look atwhen they received their immunizations and the viruses they contracted." Such environmental factors appear critical, because even in i...
Eating soy can lead to dramatic declines in cholesterol, Wake Forest study shows
...-SALEM, N.C. -- The cholesterol-lowering effect of soy
depends onthe amount of isoflavones --plant estrog..., nor does a relatively low dose of isoflavones in soy
protein, saidJohn R. Crouse, III M.D., writing in the current Archives of Internal Medicine. ...
UF nutritionist: Better to vow to eat healthy for new year
...hen combined with a low fat, low cholesterol diet, soy
has been found to help reduce the risk of coronary...n recently ruled manufacturers of foods containing soy
protein can include a health claim on package labeling. "The health claim is very specific, as ...
Soy protects heart without disrupting hormones: Study
foods to a healthy diet reduces the risk of heart ... Some people have been discouraged from eating soy
because of claims that the estrogen in it may produce dangerously high levels of hormones in the bod...
Calcium is not as readily absorbed from soy milk as from cow's milk
...ines the comparative bioavailability of calcium in soy
milk when compared to cow's milk, and finds soy
milk less calcium-rich at current levels of fortification. 16 healthy men received 300 mg loads of l...
Mighty things from small beginnings
...r example, the touted health benefits of red wine, soy
products, and specially formulated margarines - publicity can precede research. Indeed, studies investigating the French paradox have had mixed results, which is why Myers chose to look at 'straight' alcohol rather than any specific beverage. "The...
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