Soy Protein

Protein Protein Sources Series Part 2 Soy protein is absolutely cholesterol free and therefore ideal for people with a high cholesterol level. The FDA recommends that intake of 25grams a day will prevent from heart disease. Soybeans contain phytoestrogens (isoflavones) daidzein and genistein but research studies could not prove its benefits in lowering the testosterone level in males. A recent study (August 2011) did show, that a daily intake of tablets of 200grams of isoflavones during 2 years did not show any change in menopausal symptoms nor in bone loss of women. By contrast Asian populations take soy products...

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