Soy Neurotoxicity?

George W. Cherry GWCherryHatesGreenEggsAndSpam at alum.mit.edu
Sat Aug 9 14:07:18 EST 2003


"John de Hoog" <dehoog at dehoog.org> wrote in message
news:20030809003935.389$hP at news.newsreader.com...
> BilZ0r wrote...
>
> > > Genestein and diadzin, the main phytoestrogens in soy, are tyrosine
> > > kinase inhibitors.  This blocks protein synthesis, which is good when
> > > it is stopping tumor growth in low to moderate doses, and bad when it
> > > kill brain cells in the substantia nigra and hippocampus, with larger
> > > doses.
> > >
> >
> > I didn't know estrogen antagonists could do that...
>
> For a summary that comes neither from the soy industry nor the anti-soy
> industry, read this report from the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Errr...Wisconsin in a dairy state, which exports a LOT
cheese. Perhaps the researchers are minions of the
dairy industry. (Just a conjecture.) Therefore, their
positive report on soy--for females--is remarkable.

> http://healthlink.mcw.edu/article/985118284.html
>
> -- 
> John de Hoog
> http://dehoog.org





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