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Soy – Not Just a Food Anymore

How have soybeans evolved as a main component in personal care products? Soybeans have long been known for food benefits, but they have evolved over the years into other products. History of the soybean can be traced to China, where … Continue reading

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More about soy isoflavones

Isoflavones are classified phytochemicals because they naturally occur in plant form, typically via the legume family. Isoflavones are also known as phytoestrogens, which resemble human estrogen but in a weaker form. Researchers claim isoflavones can help maintain good health, reduce … Continue reading

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Using antioxidants to fight free radicals

We briefly mentioned antioxidants as a weapon against free radicals in our last blog post, but thought it would be useful to explain these powerful phytochemicals, vitamins and nutrients in more detail. Phytochemicals are chemical compounds occurring naturally in plants. … Continue reading

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The Fight Against Free Radicals

What are these creatures and how do they affect us? Good question. These little creatures affect everything from skin aging to overall health. Free radicals are also contributors or responsible for a number of diseases. Free radicals are basically unstable … Continue reading

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