Soy helps reduce menopausal symptoms

Suffer hot flushes and night sweats caused by the menopause? A new study indicates we should eat more soy. Good news: Consuming soy could minimise severity of hot flushes in menopause. The bad news: it only applies to the 20 to 50% of women – those whose bodies produce soy metabolite equol, a US study shows. When women aged 45 to 55 suffering meno symptoms ate soy foods at least…

March 31, 2015