tofu induces brain ageing?

Doug Skrecky (
Sun, 21 Nov 1999 16:20:37 -0800 (PST)

Subject: LOWCARB Digest - 17 Nov 1999 to 20 Nov 1999 (#1999-244)

From: April Willmore
Subject: "Tofu Induces Brain Aging"

By Helen Altonn
Honolulu Star-Bulletin Friday, November 19, 1999

> A Hawaii study shows a significant statistical relationship between two or
> more servings of tofu a week and "accelerated brain aging" and even an
> association with Alzheimer's disease, says Dr. Lon White.
> The Pacific Health Research Institute researcher urged caution at a recent
> conference in Washington as scientists from around the world discussed the
> role of soy products in the prevention and treatment of disease."But if we're
> talking about soy foods containing substances that have effects on health
> that aren't nutrients, that are not vitamins, or fat, but change how cells
> operate, they're acting as drugs act. And the way we think of them should be
> how we think about drugs."