Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 10th, 2003
According to one study, frequent consumption of miso soup and high intake of isoflavones may be associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer.
Isoflavones, which are abundant in soy, have been shown in laboratory studies to inhibit breast cancer, but it is unknown whether soy consumption is associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer in women.
Seiichiro Yamamoto, PhD, of the National Cancer Center Research Institute in Tokyo, and colleagues surveyed 21,852 Japanese women between the ages of 40 and 59 about...
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