A meal enriched with soy isoflavones increases nitric oxide-mediated vasodilation in healthy postmenopausal women.

@article{Hall2008AME,
  title={A meal enriched with soy isoflavones increases nitric oxide-mediated vasodilation in healthy postmenopausal women.},
  author={Wendy Louise Hall and Nichola L Formanuik and Duangporn Harnpanich and Monique Cheung and Duncan Talbot and Philip J. Chowienczyk and Thomas A. B. Sanders},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={138 7},
  pages={1288-92}
}
Evidence from infusion studies suggests that soy isoflavones influence nitric oxide-dependent vasorelaxation. It is uncertain whether orally consumed isoflavones have similar effects. Healthy postmenopausal women (n = 22) consumed 2 low-fat test meals in random order 1 wk apart, with 80 mg isoflavones (ISO) or without isoflavones (CON). Endothelium-dependent vasodilation, assessed by brachial artery flow-mediated dilatation (FMD), was measured in fasting subjects, and 4 and 6 h following the… CONTINUE READING