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Evaluation, in vivo on human subjects, of the anti-aging effect of SoyLife EXTRA versus placebo

Frutarom, by Dermscan Laboratoires, France, 2000. Skin aging occurs under intrinsic and extrinsic influences, such as changes in estrogen production and exposure to free radicals. During and after menopause, falling estrogen levels cause a decrease in general skin tone, wrinkles and sagging. Aging skin tissue typically stiffens and loses elasticity. SoyLife was incorporated in a […]

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Protective effects of SoyLife against protein glycation

Frutarom, by Dermscan Laboratoires, France, July 2000. Skin ageing occurs under intrinsic and extrinsic influences, such as changes in estrogen production and exposure to free radicals. During and after menopause, falling estrogen levels cause a decrease in general skin tone, wrinkles and sagging. Ageing skin tissue typically stiffens and loses elasticity. The responsible process for […]

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Fermentation by gut microbiota cultured in a simulator of the human intestinal microbial ecosystem is improved by supplementing a soy germ powder

By De Boever, P. et al, Ghent, Belgium. J. Nutr 130 (2000): 2599-2606. Much of the research on health-promoting activities of soy products has been conducted focusing on the role of isoflavones. However, other soy constituents including dietary fiber, oligosaccharides, proteins, trace minerals and vitamins can also influence wellbeing and influence the efficacy of isoflavones. […]

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Soy isoflavones have a favorable effect on bone loss in Chinese postmenopausal women with lower bone mass: a double-blind, randomized, controlled trial

  By Chen YM, Ho SC, et al, Hong Kong, J. of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 88 (2003): 4740-4747 & Menopause 11 (2004), 246-254.; Chen YM, Ho SC, et al, Hong Kong, Beneficial effect of soy isoflavones on bone mineral content was modified by years since menopause, body weight, and calcium intake: a double-blind, randomized, […]

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Consumer test to evaluate the efficacy of SoyLife isoflavones on reducing hot flashes felt by menopausal women

Frutarom, by Aster Céphac, France, June 2000 A number of studies suggest that the combination of soy isoflavones with natural vitamin E from soy may have a beneficial effect on the reduction of hot flashes. To test this, a study was designed to measure the beneficial effects of SoyLife EXTRA in the reduction of hot […]

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Soy isoflavones for the relief of climacteric symptoms in women with breast cancer or in whom estrogen replacement therapy is not recommended

By Giorgio Secreto et al, Maturitas 47 (2004): 11-20 HRT may be contraindicated or not advisable in postmenopausal women who have or had breast cancer, women with a family history for breast cancer, or women who stopped HRT after 5 years of treatment. Soy isoflavones may be a natural alternative for them. Verifying the efficacy […]

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Why are manufacturers upgrading to SoyLife® isoflavones?

SoyLife is naturally rich in daidzein. Science confirms that the isoflavone daidzein is important for the efficacy of isoflavones as it is converted into equol during metabolism. Equol has been shown to play an important role in human health. Daidzein is the ´bone health isoflavone´ – The beneficial effects of SoyLife in bone health have […]

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Soy: Constituents

Soy germ (hypocotyl) is only 1-2% of the soy bean by weight Soy germ contains over 40 different soy phytonutrients Scientists observe that bio-availability and effectiveness of isoflavones may be enhanced by other phytonutrients naturally present in soy = Soy Matrix

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