February 1997 Issue
Soy in A.M. May Relieve Sweats in P.M.
Night sweats. Hot flashes. These are familiar symptoms of menopausein western countries, that is. But not in Asia. Hot flashes are so infrequent in Japan that there is no Japanese phrase for them. Researchers have long believed that the large soy intake typical of Asian diets is at least partly responsible for the rarity of such menopausal symptoms in Asian women. Now, promising preliminary research from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine in
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