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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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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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