Soy – the facts

From a doctor – Holly Wilson MD

From a medical librarian

Finally The Truth About Soy mentions the Weston A. Price Foundation too, behind the myths of soy being harmful in spite of Harvard publications and other research.

Sur le soja, citant plusieurs études (in French, citing 27 research articles including the below-mentioned)

The last research I read this year is

PCRM: New Study Shows Soy Products Protect Women from Breast Cancer Recurrence

A new report in the July edition of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that women previously diagnosed with breast cancer have less risk of cancer recurrence if they consume soy products. The report combined the results of prior studies, including a total of 9,514 women. Those who consumed the most soy products were 25 percent less likely to have their cancer return, compared with those who tended to avoid soy products.

Some women avoid soy products after a cancer diagnosis. The study and several previous studies show that soy products are actually protective.

Nechuta SJ, Caan BJ, Chen WY, et al. Soy food intake after diagnosis of breast cancer and survival: an in-depth analysis of combined evidence from cohort studies of US and Chinese women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012;96:123-132.

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