Soy Reconnects with Heart Health


A new study from the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles pinpointed a specific estrogen-like compound, daidzein, which appears to be responsible for the healthy effects that soy has on cholesterol levels in women.  Women with high levels of daidzein in their blood had lower levels of triglycerides, higher levels of "good" cholesterol, and healthier ratios of total to good cholesterol levels.  Read the full story on Reuters

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Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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