Soya milk is not just good for those who are lactose intolerant - researchers have
Scientists in the US compared the livers of lean and obese rats fed a diet containing either milk or soy protein.
differences were seen in lean animals. But obese rats fed soy showed a
20 per cent reduction in overall levels of fat accumulation in the
Triglycerides, a type of fat known to be harmful to the heart, were reduced by the same level. This means soya could protect against 'fatty liver disease', a condition linked to obesity that can lead to liver failure.
leader Dr Hong Chen, from the University of Illinois, said: 'Almost a
third of American adults have fatty liver disease, many of them without
symptoms. Obesity is a key risk factor for this condition, which can
lead to liver failure.
Source - Daily Mail