Posted by: bescothealthcare | November 19, 2014

Soy Spells Fewer Hot Flashes for Certain Women

NAMS ImageThe key is their bodies’ ability to produce equol from soy.

CLEVELAND, Ohio (November 17, 2014)—Does soy in the diet help with hot flashes? It does, but only for women whose bodies can produce the soy metabolite equol, reports a study of American women just published online in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society. About 20% to 50% of North American and European women have this ability.

Reported from a release from “The North American Menopause Society



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