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Archive for December, 2007

The Women’s Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) study is a multi-center, randomized controlled trial studying a total of 3088 women diagnosed with early stage breast cancers –stage I-IIIa who were diagnosed within the previous four years. Subjects in the WHEL study were randomized into either a treatment group, who’s diet consisted of; a daily dose […]

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Phytoestrogen Intake Prevents Bone Loss

This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted at three medical centers in Italy. The trial studied the effects of 54mg/day of pure soy genestein on bone metabolism in postmenopausal women with osteopenia. Bone density at the femoral neck and lumbar spine was tested after 24 months along with serum levels of bone-specific alkaline phosphatase, markers […]

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