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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...

2012-04-05 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...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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