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Soy Intake and Lung Cancer Risk

Doctors at the Shanghai University Medical School assessed the risk of lung cancer exerted by soy consumption by reviewing data from epidemiological studies and published their results in the November, 2011 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Here is what they found:

"A significantly inverse association was shown between soy intake and lung cancer..."

Researchers concluded:

"Our findings indicate that the consumption of soy food is associated with lower lung cancer risk."

Robert Cohen

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