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Overall Memory Skills Not Improved By Soy Consumption
2012-06-05 05:47:35

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Tofu. Bean paste. These are just a few of the products that include soybean which is thought to have health benefits in the area of memory development. However, a new study has found that soy protein may not preserve overall thinking skills in middle-aged and older women who are over the age of 45; however, soy may be able to improve memory skills linked to facial recognition. The results are published in a recent edition of Neurology, the medical journal...

2012-06-04 06:27:14

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you ever walked down the dairy aisle at the market and wondered which milk is best for you and your family? Just in time for National Dairy Month this June, the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), the creator of GOT MILK?, and Dairy Council of California will work together to educate consumers on the various milk options available today and how their choices could make a difference in their overall health. (Photo:...

2012-04-25 14:21:38

ST. LOUIS, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout grocery store aisles, shoppers find many soy-based choices to complete a nutritious diet. In April, Soyfoods Month, U.S. soybean farmers want to highlight the benefits of soy products and their availability in products that may not come to mind. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/55968-united-soybean-board-health-benefits-of-soy-and-soyfoods (Photo:...

2012-04-24 06:26:38

ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A 2012 study found that 77 percent of healthcare professionals recognize the health benefits of including soy in consumer diets, with menopause relief, protein source and heart health topping the list of specific benefits they identify. Study participants also view soybean oil as healthy as canola oil, and perceive agricultural biotechnology as positive if it enhances the nutritional benefits of food products. The findings were part of a...

2012-04-12 02:34:59

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As schools are hard at work adding more whole grains and boosting fruits and veggies to revamp school lunch menus in line with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) new school lunch guidelines, chocolate milk has already undergone a makeover that schools, parents and kids can all feel good about. Starting this summer, all chocolate milk served for school lunch will be lower in calories and sugar, with no fat, yet with all the same essential...

2012-04-05 10:22:38

In the most comprehensive study to date to examine the effects of soy on menopause, researchers have found that two daily servings of soy can reduce the frequency and severity of hot flashes by up to 26 percent, compared to a placebo. The findings, published in Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Association, reviewed 19 previous studies that examined more than 1,200 women. Although the effectiveness of soy in alleviating hot flashes has been inconclusive, with some...

2012-03-26 22:05:33

Benefit among African Americans of particular note Soy-based food products have taken grocery store shelves by storm, and the benefits of soy are steadily beginning to emerge. Eating foods that contain isoflavones — a key compound in soy milk, tofu, green tea and even peanuts — every day may help young adults lower their blood pressure. Moreover, and for the first time, there appears to be a particular benefit for African Americans, who have hypertension prevalence rates near...

2012-03-21 10:24:50

ST. LOUIS, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For years, women experiencing the unpleasant effects of hot flashes may have felt frustration from conflicting news stories about whether soy may be of benefit. Perhaps due to small sample sizes and inconsistent study methodology, results often varied. However, a new large-scale statistical analysis, published in Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Association, offers clear and compelling evidence from a review of 19 studies...

2012-03-01 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A lucky winner from Seattle, WA gets to be a part of the Ultimate Moms' Club (http://ultimatemomssweeps.com/), winning a grand prize from Stremicks Heritage Foods' 8th Continent Soymilk that includes a trip to Hollywood for a taping of "Hollywood Girls Night," a new original series premiering March 4 on TV Guide Network. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120301/SF62620) Winner Amy Duong of Seattle entered the sweepstakes,...