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Super Soy

A diet high in soy might help combat breast cancer.
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The next time you go out to eat, you might want to consider sushi with an extra side of soy.

A recent editorial in the journal Cancer by Winship Cancer Institute medical oncologist Omer Kucuk suggests that a diet high in soy might be a contributing factor in combating breast cancer.

"We now have evidence that soy foods not only prevent breast cancer but also benefit women who have breast cancer," says Kucuk, an expert in integrative medicine, nutrition, and cancer prevention who has studied soy isoflavones for more than two decades.

Soy has many cancer-fighting properties, including immunologic and anti-inflammatory effects that can ward off cancer or improve the prognosis for current patients.   

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