Soy and fish oil intake and mortality in a Japanese community.

  title={Soy and fish oil intake and mortality in a Japanese community.},
  author={Chisato Nagata and Naoyoshi Takatsuka and Hiroyuki Shimizu},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={156 9},
The relation between intake of fish and soy products and subsequent all-cause and cause-specific mortality was examined in a cohort of 13,355 male and 15,724 female residents of Takayama, Gifu, Japan. A diet that included soy and fish intake was assessed in 1992 by using a validated semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire. Over 7 years of follow-up, 2,062 participants (1,163 men and 899 women) died. For men, the highest compared with the lowest quintile of total soy product intake was… CONTINUE READING
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