Category Archives: Soy

Whey, Casein and Soy: Which Is Best For Appetite Regulation?

High protein diets are known to cause weight loss compared to high carbohydrate and high fat diets. The mechanisms for this have been well explained, and relate to the ability of protein to cause skeletal muscle growth which increases the … Continue reading

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Equol: Isoflavone Derivative

Isoflavones (isoflavonoids) are a group of flavonoids that are found in high concentrations in legumes. Soy for example, is a good source of isoflavones, with other legumes containing much lower levels. Three dietary isoflavones that are of interest to nutritionists … Continue reading

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How Does Genistein Prevent Cancer?

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Whey, Casein and Soy Protein

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Are You An Equol Producer?

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Nuts and Blood Pressure

Diets high in plant food have been shown to possess beneficial health effects. In particular, data suggests that plant based diets are protective of cardiovascular disease. One aspect of cardiovascular disease that is particularly detrimental is the high blood pressure … Continue reading

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Another Reason to Avoid Soy

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Soy: Does It Lower Cholesterol?

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The Antithyroid Effects Of Soy

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How Safe Is Soy?

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