Soy Helps Improve Metabolic Status in PCOS

Our research found that women who have PCOS may benefit from incorporating soy isoflavones in their diets,” Asemi said. “In the first study to examine the connection, we found women who consumed soy isoflavones regularly saw improvement in biological markers that reflect how effectively the body utilizes insulin to process sugars and had reduced levels of harmful cholesterol.”

MedPageToday describes a study that shows benefits for soy foods in insulin and androgen levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

Best sources–tofu, soy milk, and vegetarian meat analogues. Yum!


Original Article: MEDPAGE TODAY

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