April is Soyfoods Month, so what better time to get the whole family to try soyfoods. Much has already been written about the benefits of soyfoods for adults: cancer, osteoporosis and hot flash prevention and cholesterol reduction. But soyfoods are very important for kids as well.
Recently there was news about soyfoods for kids, especially girls. Research at the National Cancer Institute showed that Asian women who ate the most soy-based foods from ages 5 to 11 reduced their risk of breast cancer by 58%. Just one serving of soyfoods a day – 1 cup of soymilk, ¼ cup soy nuts or 4 ounces of tofu -can make this dramatic difference….