Eating uncooked soy lowers cholesterol - study


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  • Tuesday, 01 Nov 2005

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Two servings a day of soy protein -- such as that found in tofu, soy milk or soy powder -- can lower cholesterol levels by as much as 9 percent as long as the raw soy is uncooked, a study said on Monday. 

Soy-fortified muffins, cereals or nutritional bars in which the soy protein was baked at high temperatures do not provide the benefit, study author James Anderson said. 

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