Soy Doesn’t Help Hot Flashes

Soy does not help hot flashesSoy doesn’t relieve symptoms of menopause or prevent bone loss in women, according to a five-year study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

In fact, women taking soy supplements reported having more hot flashes.

Soy products became popular with menopausal women after research linked hormone replacement therapy with serious health concerns. The new research contradicts findings of previous studies of Asian women, whose diets include a lot of soy.

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