Soy Milk Lower Hypertension
Besides soy milk good for those who are dieting, it is also useful pressure lowering hypertension. A study conducted by Tulane University, United States, found that soy milk is also beneficial lowering one’s blood pressure.
“Soy milk is low in fat, very good for those who have high blood pressure disorders. Our study is to replace carbohydrates with protein derived from soy milk. Proven that soy milk can help lower blood pressure, “said study researcher Jiang He MD PhD from Tulane University.
Jiang He also compared the protein content of milk fat contained between soy and carbohydrates. According to him, soy milk has a fat content is much lower compared to carbohydrates. “We compare the two because usually the food supply of carbohydrates are consumed daily by almost everyone. It turned out that the fat contained in soy milk is very low and beneficial for those who want to diet and patients with hypertension, “said Jiang He.
In America, the consumption of low fat milk began in earnest. Some physicians who have patients with hypertension are always advised to familiarize himself started eating soy milk every day. For the sake of those efforts, Jiang He has involved 352 patients who had systolic blood pressure ranges 120-159 and diastolic between 80 to 95.
“Each participant is given a supplement of soy protein and carbohydrates as a liquid for two times a day for eight weeks. Each day they ate 40 grams of protein, while protein in powder form carbohydrates are ignored. After eight weeks found that soy protein lowers blood pressure was powerful because it helped also by the sodium, potassium, and calcium are present in soy milk, “he said.