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Do isoflavones help with bone density?

Toby Smithson
Nutrition & Dietetics

Studies are not conclusive on the effects of isoflavones and bone health. While there are a couple of studies showing that women who consumed the most amount of soy, were about one third less likely to develop bone fractures. Worth noting is that many soy foods have a good source of protein and calcium which are beneficial to bone health.

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