Feasibility, Safety and Acceptability of Soy-Based Diet for Pregnant Women: Preliminary Results from a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

@inproceedings{Shi2017FeasibilitySA,
  title={Feasibility, Safety and Acceptability of Soy-Based Diet for Pregnant Women: Preliminary Results from a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial},
  author={Ling Shi and Vidya M. Iyer and Errol R. Norwitz and Tiffany A. Moore Simas and Nirupa R. Matthan and Alice H. Lichtenstein and Laura L Hayman},
  year={2017}
}
Introduction: Previous evidence suggests that soy containing foods may have beneficial effects on lipid and glycemic metabolism due to their biologically active components, including soy protein and isoflavones. Pregnancy is associated with changes in glucose and lipid metabolism, partially attributable to elevated estrogen concentrations. We have previously reported a significant, inverse association between urinary excretion of isoflavones and cardiometabolic risk markers in pregnant women… CONTINUE READING

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