Soy isoflavones are substances of plant origin, their sources are legumes, mainly soybeans of Glycine hispida, of which grains (Semen sojae) are a food and medical raw material Soy isoflavones are different from other flavones in the construction of the carbon skeleton. Soybeans contain up to 45% of protein, fibre, lecithin, genistein and daidzein. Soy isoflavones lower blood cholesterol and reduce the risk of atherosclerotic diseases. Alternatively the term phytoestrogens is used because they have a structure analogous to the female hormone - estradiol, and show a slight estrogenic activity. They show health-beneficialaction in the case of heart disease, hypertensive disease of blood, affect the lipid blood profile, particularly recommended for women during menopause.
Dosage: 20-80 mg per day.