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2005-09-12 15:05:00

CHICAGO -- Eating soy-based foods lessens the progress of osteoporosis in women after menopause, when hormonal changes can rapidly thin bones and increase the risk of fractures, researchers said on Monday. Bone loss is particularly quick in women during the five to seven years after menopause when a drop-off in estrogen levels may cause them to lose up to 5 percent of bone mass yearly, the report published in the Archives of Internal Medicine said. Replacing estrogen through hormone...

2005-09-12 17:17:51

CHICAGO "“ Postmenopausal women who consumed high daily levels of soy protein had reduced risk of bone fracture, according to a study in the September 12 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Women experience accelerated bone loss at a rate of three to five percent per year for about five to seven years after menopause, putting them at a high risk for bone fracture, according to background information in the article. The U.S. Food and Drug...

2005-09-06 18:02:37

Bethesda, MD "“ A group of researchers from Mexico has discovered that a diet rich in soy protein may alleviate fatty liver, a disease which often accompanies diabetes. The details of their findings appear in the September issue of the Journal of Lipid Research, an American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology journal. The high levels of insulin and insulin-resistance that accompany diabetes are often associated with fatty liver or hepatic steatosis, an untreatable condition...

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2005-07-07 15:02:05

But don't change your diet just yet, experts say New research suggests a steady diet of soybean products might help prevent high blood pressure. But the findings remain preliminary, and one specialist said he's not recommending that consumers stock up on soy milk just yet. "They should wait and see. They shouldn't change their diet based on the current state of the science," said Dr. Jeffrey Cutler, a scientific adviser with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Soybean products, a...

2005-07-04 17:30:00

1. Task Force Expands HIV Screening Recommendations to Include All Pregnant Women (Clinical Guidelines, p. 32. These recommendations are the subject of a separate news release and a video news release. Call for news release, VNR script and coordinates.) 2. Soybean Protein May Lower Blood Pressure, New Study Finds A new 12-week study of 302 adults with high-normal or mildly elevated blood pressure found that those who ate special cookies containing 40 grams of soybean protein had...

2005-06-20 18:10:00

If you have high levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker in blood for inflammation that is strongly associated with heart disease, trying to lower your LDL-cholesterol through modest diet changes alone may not work. Kirsten Hilpert, doctoral candidate in the nutrition option of Penn State's Integrative Biosciences program, conducted a small study of the Step 1 diet's effect on men and women with moderately elevated cholesterol. She found that those who also had elevated CRP levels...

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2005-06-16 18:26:24

NEW YORK -- For people trying to lose weight, new research suggests that soy-based liquid meal replacement shakes may be just as effective as intensive behavioral therapy and more effective than weight loss medications. "Using two meal replacements daily is one of the most effective ways of losing weight on your own," study author Dr. James W. Anderson, of the University of Kentucky told Reuters Health. What's more, the benefits of soy-based meal replacements may extend beyond trimming the...

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2005-06-07 17:20:00

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The labels in the snack food aisle promise low-fat, no-fat, low-cal and low-carb tasty treats. But what really makes a food healthy? And should we believe the commercial hype about soy products and our health? Renowned nutrition and weight-loss expert, and University of Kentucky physician and researcher, Dr. James Anderson addresses these and other questions in two articles in the June issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. What is so good about soy? A...

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2005-02-23 16:05:58

Soy milk, once a staple found only in natural and health food stores, is now sold side-by-side with regular milk in chain supermarkets. Soy's move into the mainstream has led to vigorous sales of such products in recent years. But those in the industry are worried about a sales slowdown and are hungry for the next new soy thing. Will it be a more appetizing meat substitute, one that marinates easily and has a meatlike, veiny texture? Or will it be a new, tastier energy bar? "We need another...


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