Soy can help women to overcome the problems complained of due process of menopause.
"Phytoestrogens contained in soybeans has a chemical structure and biological activity of the hormone estrogen in the body," says clinical nutrition specialist from Santosa Hospital, dr. Abdullah Firmansah, SpGK, Kes, at the launch site soylution.co.id in Jakarta, Monday (03/18/2013).
Firman explained, the chemical structure of phytoestrogens have a natural estrogen-like effects, so as to reduce the risk of various diseases and complaints during the menopause.
At menopause, estrogen in women decreased, resulting in irregular menstrual cycles even halted.
"Isoflavones are one type of phytoestrogen that is best consumed at menopause," said Word, the Antara news.
Isoflavones derived from soy protein, can help to balance female hormone levels naturally, so it is safe and does not cause side effects in women.
But the Word also reminded, in addition to lots of eating healthy foods that contain phytoestrogens, women are also advised not to stress, get enough rest. and exercise regularly to address complaints of menopause.