Soybean milk is known as "plant milk" all the time due to its rich nutrition and low price. It is very popular in the breakfast recipes, however, can soybean milk really fight against cancer? Is it better to drink soybean milk or milk for breakfast?
Can soybean milk really fight against cancer?
Some analyses indicated that soybean milk contains rich soybean saponin, isoflavone, lecithin, soybean oligosaccharides etc, which are very beneficial to human body with the effects of reducing cholesterol. Hand grinding soybean milk which is not filtered and rich in dietary fiber has certain positive effects on colon cancer prevention and treatment.
Although we often heard about some patients received very good effects in fighting against cancers with drinking soybean, the conclusion that cancer can be prevented and treated by drinking soybean milk only can not thus be made. Since the methods that the patients have applied are not necessarily has a certified medical basis, and they may not suitable for everyone patient’s condition. Every single case has different individual factors, operations, medicines, the patient’s psychological status and physical condition are all related to the treatment effects.
Soybean milk can not be over drank
At present，the medical circle has a controversial theory of soybean milk: On the one hand, many nutritionists emphasize the health preserving effects of soybean milk, for instance, isoflavones in soybean milk has health care function for female and soybean oligosaccharides can effectively improve the function of intestinal flora; On the other hand, some research reports pointed out that high-dose isoflavone can not prevent the occurrence of breast cancer, but may stimulate the growth of cancer cells, so there are risks for breast cancer women to ingest lots of isoflavones or to drink soybean milk for a long-term and in a large amount. What's more, protein in soybeans may obstruct the absorption of iron. If one eats soybean or soybean products excessively, soybean protein will inhibit their absorption of iron and probably lead to varying degrees of tiredness, lethargy or other symptoms of iron deficiency anemia.
Experts from Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou remind that adult can drink 1-2 cups of soybean milk every day while children can drink 2\3 of the volume as adult's. In general, soybean milk is advantageous to human beings, while we can not over emphasize the effects of some special food. To diversify our food intake, have a balanced diet as much as possible can help to reduce our risk of occurring to cancers.