Isoflavones for prevention of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, gynecological problems and possible immune potentiation.

Japanese women show low incidence of and mortality from breast cancer, cardiovascular disease and climacteric symptoms compared to Caucasians. High soy bean intake is considered to attribute to that, but it is not clear whether soy protein itself or isoflavones (IFs) mixed in the soy protein has such effects. Presence of IFs in soy beans was varied by site… (More)