In a study of "Effect of soy nuts on adhesion molecules and markers of inflammation in hypertensive and normotensive postmenopausal women." by Nasca MM, Zhou JR, Welty FK.,
researchers indicated before the reseach that Recently, it was shown that substituting soy nuts for nonsoy protein in a therapeutic lifestyle change (TLC) diet lowered systolic and diastolic blood pressure by 9.9% and 6.8%, respectively, in postmenopausal women with hypertension and by 5.2% and 2.9%. After the researching, they concluded the reduction in soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 with soy nuts in women with hypertension suggests an improvement in endothelial function that may reflect an overall improvement in the underlying inflammatory process underlying atherosclerosis.
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