According to research published in the British Journal of Pharmacology in 2008 alendronate (Fosamax), raloxifene (Evista) and estradiol (bioidentical estrogen) are inferior to the phytoestrogen genistein commonly found in fermented soy*, red clover, kudzu, fava beans and coffee in preserving bone mineral density (quantity) and strength (quality) in an animal model of menopausal (ovariectomy-induced) osteoporosis.
Humble miso soup may have saved lives when the atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. Science now confirms miso prevents radiation injury. It may also prevent cancer and hypertension. Here's why you need at least one cup a day.