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  • Soy protein blocks LDL cholesterol production, reducing risks of metabolic diseases

    Graduate student Jennifer Kusumah, center; postdoctoral researcher Erick Damian CastaƱeda-Reyes, right; and undergraduate student Elen Huang, left; examine the antioxidant effects of soybean proteins that can decrease LDL cholesterol storage in human liver cells, potentially curtailing the development of metabolic diseases such as fatty liver disease and atherosclerosis.  Photo by Fred Zwicky