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2009-12-09 12:40:00

Experts have found that women in China who had breast cancer and a higher intake of soy food had an associated lower risk of death and breast cancer recurrence. Xiao Ou Shu of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and colleagues examined the association between soy isoflavone intake with breast cancer recurrence and survival. They found that soy foods are rich in isoflavones, a major group of phytoestrogens that have been hypothesized to reduce the risk of breast cancer. However, the...

2009-11-09 08:58:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In attempts to improve the nutritional quality of school meals, there have been several strides forward - including the removal of soft drinks and other less nutritious menu options. However, some schools and activist groups are calling for a new change that many health professionals agree could cause more harm than good when it comes to children's health: removing chocolate milk from the lunch line. "Groups calling for chocolate milk to be taken out of...

2009-09-16 06:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- To assist the 98 million people in the United States suffering from borderline-to-high cholesterol(1), Silk is launching the Silk(R) Heart Health to support consumers in living naturally healthful lives. Available now, Silk Heart Health breaks new ground in dietary approaches to cholesterol management by combining two clinically proven heart healthy ingredients - natural soy protein and plant sterols - in a single, delicious product(2). Soy,...

2009-09-04 11:01:00

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Silk Soy, for many years, has been the world's largest purveyor of an organic products. Even families who didn't particularly care about organic vs. conventional products bought soy milk for health or dietary reasons. So does Silk's decision to offer a new, more affordable line of natural soy milk a great step backward for the green movement--or will "natural" enable even more consumers to get a little greener? Waylon Lewis of elephantjournal.com...

2009-07-20 07:00:00

ST LOUIS, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine finds that soyfoods and soy isoflavone supplements have no significant effect on male reproductive hormone levels in men. The literature review indicates that soy does not decrease testosterone levels. Led by Jill M. Hamilton-Reeves, PhD, RD, of St. Catherine's University, St. Paul, Minnesota, researchers assessed the effects of soy protein and soy isoflavones on measurements of male...

2009-06-26 08:01:37

People who eat lots of soy products have better lung function and are less likely to develop the smoking-associated lung disease COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). A study published in BioMed Central's open access journal Respiratory Research has shown that consumption of a wide variety of soy products can be associated with a reduction in the risk of COPD and other respiratory symptoms.Dr. Fumi Hirayama and Professor Andy Lee from Curtin University of Technology, Australia, worked...

2009-06-26 00:30:57

People who eat soy products have better lung function and are less likely to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Australian researchers said. Dr. Fumi Hirayama and Andy Lee from Curtin University of Technology in Australia worked with a team of respiratory physicians to poll 300 patients with COPD from six Japanese hospitals and 340 age-matched control subjects from the same areas as the patients about their soy intake. Soy consumption was found to be positively correlated with...

2009-06-16 07:00:00

Soy Remains a Favorite Ingredient for Families Seeking Affordable Meals ST. LOUIS, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost half (46 percent) of Americans are reluctant to spend more on healthier versions of food, the United Soybean Board's (USB) 2009 Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition survey reveals. This is not for lack of interest: Of those not willing to spend more, 52 percent confirm the reason is financial. However, nutritious foods don't always come with a hefty price tag. Nutrient-dense...

2009-06-11 06:31:00

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- June is Men's Health Month, a perfect time to summarize the science showing that soyfoods -- from tofu, soymilk, edamame, soy yogurt and frozen dairy-free soy treats to non-meat alternatives, soy nuts, soy nut butter, and/or cereals and bars with soy -- promote the health of men by helping to protect against prostate cancer, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and aide in weight management. "Today more than ever before, the science is...

2009-05-18 11:13:00

We no longer trust these imports for pets They have no place in organics CORNUCOPIA, Wis., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tremendous growth in organic soy foods has occurred over the last two decades as consumers seek healthy dietary protein sources. Many companies touting "natural" or "organic" soy brands have found favor in the supermarket. A new report, from The Cornucopia Institute, lifts the veil on some of these companies, exposing widespread importation of soybeans from China...