Zopár vedeckých článkov na tému vplyvu mnohými obľúbenej pôstnej stravy, sóje (tofu).
Dietary soy-phytoestrogens decrease testosterone levels and prostate weight
Hypogonadism and erectile dysfunction associated with soy product consumption
These data suggest that higher intake of soy foods and soy isoflavones is associated with lower sperm concentration
Phytoestrogens are present in different edible plants being most abundant in soy; among others, they are used to compensate for estrogen deficiency in menopause. However, the estrogenic potential of phytoestrogens does not prevent from extensive use of soy in infant food and other foodstuffs as well as pediatric parenteral nutrition. Feminizing effect of phytoestrogens and soy products may be subtle, detectable only statistically in large populations; it can be of particular importance for children and adolescents. This matter should be clarified by independent research, which can have implications for the future of soy in the agriculture.
An unusual case of gynecomastia associated with soy product consumption
Dometian a spol.