Is soy a friend or foe when it comes breast cancer? This has been widely debated since the 1990's when two conflicting studies came out.
Twenty-five years later, researchers are now finding there’s little connection between soy and its influence on breast cancer and breast cancer survivors.
A study published in the American Cancer Society concludes that a higher dietary intake of isoflavones (soy) was associated with reduced mortality rate among women with breast cancer.
A study published in the Journal of Nutrition found moderate consumption of diet containing isoflavones (soy) does not increase the risk of breast cancer recurrence.
And a study through the National Institutes of Health concludes that soy food consumption was significantly associated with decreased risk of death or recurrence of breast cancer.
In addition all three sources also found eating soy can actually decrease your risk of ever getting breast cancer.
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