Soy protein intake has sex-specific effects on the risk of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged and elderly Chinese.

@article{Pan2008SoyPI,
  title={Soy protein intake has sex-specific effects on the risk of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged and elderly Chinese.},
  author={An Pan and O. H. Franco and Jianping Ye and Wendy Demark-Wahnefried and Xingwang Ye and Zhijie Yu and Huaixing Li and Xu Lin},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={138 12},
  pages={2413-21}
}
Soy protein intake has been postulated to improve lipid profiles, glucose homeostasis, and blood pressure. However, data linking soy protein intake and metabolic syndrome (MetS) are limited. We evaluated the association between soy protein intake and the risk of MetS and its components among middle-aged and elderly Chinese. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 2811 Chinese men and women aged 50-70 y, who were free of diagnosed cardiovascular diseases and cancers. Dietary data, including… CONTINUE READING
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