Soy

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Research is still being conducted on the connection between soy intake and prostate cancer, primarily because of the surprisingly low levels of prostate cancer in countries where soy factors highly in the cultural diet. There are a number of powerful phytoestrogens in soy that are beneficial for women and their reproductive health, but prostate cancer affects men. The antioxidant properties of soy could be the explanation, which reduce the impact of free radicals and cut down on oxidative stress within the body, which can cause cellular mutation and cancer.

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