Tofu and Dementia

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I guess if we changed our diet every time a new scientific report came out, we’d go mad, or at least become a little demented. Here’s the latest news from the BBC, as reported yesterday.

Tofu ‘may raise risk of dementia’

“Tofu is a widely eaten soy product. Eating high levels of some soy products – including tofu – may raise the risk of memory loss, research suggests.

The study focused on 719 elderly Indonesians living in urban and rural regions of Java. The researchers found high tofu consumption – at least once a day – was associated with worse memory, particularly among the over-68s.

The Loughborough University-led study features in the journal Dementias and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders.” Read the whole article….
Posted by Kurma on 7/7/08; 7:00:11 AM

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