Beyond the Cholesterol-Lowering Effect of Soy Protein: A Review of the Effects of Dietary Soy and Its Constituents on Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

Abstract

The hypocholesterolemic effect of soy is well-documented and this has led to the regulatory approval of a health claim relating soy protein to a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, soybeans contain additional components, such as isoflavones, lecithins, saponins and fiber that may improve cardiovascular health through independent… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/nu9040324

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@inproceedings{Ramdath2017BeyondTC, title={Beyond the Cholesterol-Lowering Effect of Soy Protein: A Review of the Effects of Dietary Soy and Its Constituents on Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease}, author={D Dan Ramdath and Emily Mt Padhi and Sidra Sarfaraz and Simone Renwick and A. Duncan}, booktitle={Nutrients}, year={2017} }