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Safety aspects of soyfoods and soy isoflavones in men

Apart from the beneficial health effects of soy isoflavones related to various hormone-related health conditions in both men and women, there are also some concerns regarding the safety of soyfoods and soy isoflavones. There has been some specific concern whether consumption of isoflavones might result in adverse effects on men’s fertility, such as modified testosterone […]

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Safety of Frutarom`s daidzein rich SoyLife products

To ensure the safety of Frutarom`s SoyLife products several tests were performed. No Observed Adverse Effect Level with respect to growth, behaviour, food & water intake, and organ weights and structure were reported. It is concluded that SoyLife is not mutagenic in the Salmonella typhimurium reverse mutation assay (a biological assay to assess the mutagenic […]

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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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OPUS finds soy isovlavones safe

WÄDENSWIL, Switzerland–Countering prior theories soy isoflavone supplementation can contribute to increased breast cancer risk, new findings from the Osteoporosis Prevention Using Soy (OPUS) intervention study, funded by the USDA, has confirmed that long-term supplementation with soy hypocotyl isoflavones does not cause adverse effects. The findings wee published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2011; […]

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Soy germ isoflavenes found to be safe

Long-term clinical study delivers convincing results on the safety of soy hypocotyl isoflavones in menopausal women. Wädenswil/Switzerland, February 2011 The Osteoporosis Prevention Using Soy (OPUS) intervention study, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), has confirmed that regular supplementation with soy hypocotyl isoflavones over long periods does not cause adverse effects. It can […]

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Soy germ isoflavones: proven safety

Abstract: A long-term study shows that soy isoflavones hypocotyl for women in the Menopause are safe. Frutarom is relieved. Title: alimentaonline.ch Issue: 11 February 2011 Country: United States Page: online publication Circulation: On behalf of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) conducting the OPUS (Osteoporosis Prevention Using Soy) intervention study, results showed that regular intake […]

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