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2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Systematic Reviews

Systematic Review Question

What is the relationship between the intake of soy protein and blood lipids among adults without hyperlipidemia?

Conclusion Statement

Moderate evidence suggests soy protein intake may have small effects on total and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in adults with normal or elevated blood lipids, although results from systematic reviews are inconsistent.

2010 DGAC Grade: Moderate