Q&A: Soy and Breast Cancer Risk; Losing Sense of Taste; Coffee and Bone Health

Expert views on healthy living.

Q. I’ve been drinking soy milk daily for years. Since it contains phytoestrogens, I wonder if it puts me at higher risk of developing breast cancer? A. Fang Fang Zhang, MD, PhD, an associate professor at Tufts’ Friedman School and a cancer epidemiologist, responds: “Soy foods contain phytoestrogens (plant-based estrogens) called isoflavones. These are structurally […]

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