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Blog: Science Perspectives
January 9, 2023
Do Isoflavones Exert Estrogen-Like Effects in Women?
Soybean isoflavones are commonly classified as phytoestrogens.1,2 The estrogenic properties of isoflavones were first recognized nearly seven decades ago3 although the term “phytoestrogen” was not widely used in reference to isoflavones until the 1970s.4 In the early days of isoflavone research, determining estrogenic activity was based on reproductive effects in animals, and often specifically, uterotrophic […]
January 4, 2023
Soy emphasizes its role in global nutrition at International Congress of Nutrition
Soy Nutrition Institute Global took its global presence to a new level by attending and exhibiting at the International Congress of Nutrition (ICN) on December 6-11 in Tokyo, Japan. Referred to by some as the “Olympics of Nutrition,” ICN is a meeting of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) that takes place every four […]
September 7, 2022
New soyfoods health and nutrition guide for health professionals now available
A new comprehensive soyfoods health and nutrition guide is now available for health professionals. The Health Effects of Soy: A Reference Guide for Health Professionals is packed with topics ranging from a multitude of health outcomes to discussion of the different types of soyfoods. A tremendous amount of soy-related research has been conducted over the past three […]
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