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Soy intake and hormone replacement therapy after menopause reduces the risk of osteoporosis. It also protects against the toxicity of-amyloid peptide in Alzheimer's disease and currently studying a possible preventive effect against type 2 diabetes.
Dr. José Viña Ribes, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Valencia, these data highlighted during the conference "The benefits of soy supplements feeding on longevity genes" in the Royal Academy of Pharmacy.
"The use of estrogen in menopausal women can be harmful and that soy isoflavones are used," said Vina Ribes, which was positioned in favor of foods supplemented with soy genistein against the use of a drug. The doctor stressed that it is advisable to eat these foods in small amounts several times a day.
For his part, Dr. Lisa Boscá Gomar, director of the Institute of Biomedical Research Alberto Sols, gave a lecture on "Inflammation and pathogenicity. The inflammatory response in cardiovascular disease and aging." Boscá addressed the issue of inflammatory conditions as a cause of 70% -80% of diseases among which Alzheimer's disease, anaphylaxis, atherosclerosis, Crohn's disease or ischemic damage. The doctor also stressed the importance of inflammatory cells such as monocytes, macrophages and neutrophils, as well as the transcription factors PPAR and LXR.