Soy poised to lose its heart protection claims

The evidence is inconclusive, experts say

Popular health claims that soy protein has a role in improving cardiovascular disease risk factors have been cast into further doubt.

soy milk and tofu
Soy milk and tofu

While some evidence still suggests a relationship between soy protein and a reduced risk of heart disease, the totality of currently available scientific evidence continues to call into question the certainty of this relationship. 

This week the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA