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Soy Neurotoxicity?

John de Hoog dehoog at dehoog.org
Fri Aug 8 23:41:21 EST 2003

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.


John de Hoog

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