Neil Mermelstein

Neil H. Mermelstein

Health claim relating soy protein to reduction of heart disease risk approved
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a health claim stating that soy protein included in a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of CHD by lowering blood cholesterol levels. To bear the claim, a food must state that the daily dietary intake level of soy protein that has been associated with reduced risk of coronary heart disease is 25 g or more and must contain at least 6.25 g of soy pr…

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Neil Mermelstein