Eating soy is good for women’s hearts - if they start early

Eating soy before menopause may significantly reduce heart problems post-menopause.

Researchers at the Wake Forest School of Medicine fed cynomolgus monkeys a variety of animal protein and soy foods before and after surgical menopause. Those who ate meat and switched to soy afterwards improved in artery health but those who ate soy throughout saw the biggest results.

The results mirror other studies but emphasise the health benefits of eating soy before the onset of menopause.

Read more at Wake Forest School of Medicine