Soy may help prevent breast cancer
Researchers from the University of Arizona Cancer Center are studying the impact soy has on breast cancer.
Ornella Selmin and Donato Romagnolo are professors of nutritional sciences at the UA’s Cancer Center. It's their job to look into dietary factors that may affect the prevalence of certain types of cancer in the human body.
“There is some controversy about whether or not soy intake, or supplementation, is beneficial as a preventative for breast cancer,” Romagnolo said. “Soy intake appears to be protective in Asian populations, but typically that is a lifetime exposure from foods and not supplements.”
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Written by Chandler Donald for wildcat.arizona.edu
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