Navigation Links
Vitasoy Promotes the Soy Breast Health Connection
Date:9/21/2007

AYER, Mass., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Tackling the misperception that soy may be too risky for people with breast cancer to include in their diet, soy pioneer Vitasoy(R) today announced the launch of a breast health education initiative that includes giving complimentary organic single serve soymilk to participants in October's breast health month activities.

Vitasoy's specially-designed pink 8-ounce chocolate organic soymilks, dubbed "Pinkies" by the Vitasoy innovations team, feature the breast health movement's pink ribbon symbol and an invitation to sign up for a free subscription to the Vitasoy breast health e-newsletter at http://www.vitasoy-usa.com/breasthealth.

Each container of Vitasoy organic soymilk offers 30 percent of the daily calcium requirement, 7 grams of protein, and is cholesterol-, lactose- and dairy-free. Plus, because it is organic, it contains no pesticides or genetically modified ingredients.

According to Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD, an internationally recognized expert in cancer nutrition and epidemiology, it's time to set the record straight about the soy-cancer link.

"Soymilk is safe for people with a history of cancer when it is taken as part of a healthy diet. It also supports overall health because it is cholesterol-free, high in protein, and a good source of calcium and other vitamins and minerals. Soymilk has many cancer fighting properties. So do other soy foods, including tofu, tempeh and edamame," explained Dixon, who has received education and oncology awards from the American Dietetic Association and is known for her leadership at http://www.caring4cancer.com and http://www.cancernutritioninfo.com, two health education web sites.

Dixon believes soy supplements may be at the heart of the misperceptions about the soy-breast health link. "Studies show that soy supplements, since they don't use the whole soy bean, may not be safe for individuals with hormone-sensitive cancer, but there is no definitive research yet," said Dixon. "There is plenty of research that soymilk and some other soy foods can be a part of a healthy diet, however. Just don't rely on soy foods alone to improve the diet. You need to focus on total diet improvement for the best cancer prevention benefit."

Upcoming events featuring Vitasoy's pink organic single serve soymilks include two races in Boston, MA, the Sept. 23 Komen Boston Race for the Cure and the Oct. 8th Tufts Health Plan 10K for Women, as well as the Oct. 20th Komen Miami Race for the Cure.

Vitasoy: Innovative Soy Pioneer

A pioneer in bringing organic and all-natural tofu and soymilk to America, Vitasoy USA Inc. is committed to producing delicious, innovative foods that promote the health of families and the planet. Look for our premium tofu, soymilk, Asian noodles and wraps, soy-based sandwich spreads under the brand names Vitasoy(R) and Nasoya(R). For further information, fast and easy recipe ideas, or to sign up for one of Vitasoy's soy health e-newsletter, please visit http://www.vitasoy-usa.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Vitasoy
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Breast milk promotes cavity formation in babies
2. Celebrity Chef Promotes Family Meals
3. New Music Project Promotes Quality-of-Life After Cancer
4. Acomplia Reduces Blood Sugar And Promotes Weight Loss
5. Health Claim from FDA Promotes Dairy Products to Fight Osteoporosis Risk
6. Inflammation Promotes Metastasis of Prostate Cancer
7. New Probiotic Supplement, Promotes Digestive Health and Boosts Immune System
8. Red Cross Promotes Prevention, Control of TB Along U.S. - Mexican Border
9. Tobacco Industry Promotes Antismoking Campaigns
10. Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer
11. Breast cancer treatment to be determined by gene test
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... On Sunday, September 24, hundreds will gather ... Florence Joyner, still considered the fastest woman of all time. Flo Jo passed ... Joyner, will sing the National Anthem. Mary was a contestant on the 2012 ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... 22, 2017 , ... After a long health ordeal that ... lease on life with assistance from CreditAssociates. CreditAssociates provides debt relief and debt ... debt. The senior is one of the satisfied clients who expressed their appreciation ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... ... Pullano Law Offices, a Chicago personal injury law firm, is pleased to ... as President of the North Suburban Bar Association for 2017-2018. Mr. Pullano was installed ... NSBA at the North Shore Country Club in Glenview, IL, on September 13, 2017. ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... 22, 2017 , ... "Success Files," a short- and long-form ... is a disease estimated to affect the lives of more than 5 million ... Association, a leading voice in the fight for cure and research into the ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... ... more products at customers’ doorstep. According to Smart Mart, customers can now order ... to offer wearable, and customers can find clothing at discounted prices. Apart from ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/7/2017)... BioLife Solutions , Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS ), the ... and tissue hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze ... and CEO, will be presenting at two investment conferences in ... th Annual Global Investment Conference on Tuesday, September 12th, ... conference is being held at the New York Palace Hotel ...
(Date:9/6/2017)... , Sept. 6, 2017   PDI , a ... it will host an educational session focused on the ... infection (CLABSI) prevention at the 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting ... will take place at the Phoenix ... from Sept. 16-19, will also feature PDI,s ...
(Date:9/5/2017)... Colo. , Sept. 5, 2017 Sapheneia ... XR-29 DoseCheck solution. Scannerside DoseCheck is a third-party Vendor ... existing CT scanners and allows compliance with current MITA ... Sapheneia-Scannerside proprietary XR 29 DoseCheck solution is specifically designed ... and alerts of potential radiation doses over a predefined ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: