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Soy Protein

Our evidence-based analysis on soy protein features 12 unique references to scientific papers.

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  1. Mark Messina, et al. No Difference Between the Effects of Supplementing With Soy Protein Versus Animal Protein on Gains in Muscle Mass and Strength in Response to Resistance Exercise. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. (2018)
  2. Marissa M Shams-White, et al. Animal Versus Plant Protein and Adult Bone Health: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis From the National Osteoporosis Foundation. PLoS One. (2018)
  3. Blanco Mejia S, et al. A Meta-Analysis of 46 Studies Identified by the FDA Demonstrates that Soy Protein Decreases Circulating LDL and Total Cholesterol Concentrations in Adults. J Nutr. (2019)
  4. Maedeh Moradi, Elnaz Daneshzad, Leila Azadbakht. The Effects of Isolated Soy Protein, Isolated Soy Isoflavones and Soy Protein Containing Isoflavones on Serum Lipids in Postmenopausal Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. (2019)
  5. Wolfe RR. The underappreciated role of muscle in health and disease. Am J Clin Nutr. (2006)
  6. Cordero-MacIntyre ZR, et al. Reproducibility of DXA in obese women. J Clin Densitom. (2002)
  7. Phillips SM. The science of muscle hypertrophy: making dietary protein count. Proc Nutr Soc. (2011)
  8. Dangin M, et al. Influence of the protein digestion rate on protein turnover in young and elderly subjects. J Nutr. (2002)
  9. Boirie Y, et al. Slow and fast dietary proteins differently modulate postprandial protein accretion. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. (1997)
  10. Mitchell CJ, et al. Acute post-exercise myofibrillar protein synthesis is not correlated with resistance training-induced muscle hypertrophy in young men. PLoS One. (2014)
  11. Greenhaff PL, et al. Disassociation between the effects of amino acids and insulin on signaling, ubiquitin ligases, and protein turnover in human muscle. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. (2008)
  12. Jespersen JG, et al. Activated protein synthesis and suppressed protein breakdown signaling in skeletal muscle of critically ill patients. PLoS One. (2011)