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New study shows soy doesn’t help bone loss or hot flashes

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soy is not effective for bone loss and hot flashesSoy supplements are known to prevent hot flashes, night sweats, and other uncomfortable menopausal symptoms. But the latest in a series of disappointing studies reveals that soy supplements don’t actually have such an effect, they don’t reduce aging-related bone loss that can lead to osteoporosis.

During menopause, a woman’s body produces less estrogen and progesterone. Soy protein has been seen as a possible treatment since researchers observed that women in Asia tend to have lower rates of bone loss and osteoporosis.

According to CNN:

“So if soy isn’t beneficial, what options are left for women? To avoid bone loss, women should stick to the basics … It means getting enough calcium and vitamin. D, [and] exercise regularly ”.

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