Certain gut bacteria can supercharge the benefits of soy foods, resulting in even more bone protection, better control of menopausal symptoms, and lower prostate cancer risk. The question is how can we foster the growth of these good bacteria?

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What was that about safely helping to control hot flushes? Check out the previous video Soy Phytoestrogens for Menopause Hot Flashes (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Soy-Phytoestrogens-for-Menopause-Hot-Flashes).

Plant-based eating has a variety of healthy effects on our good gut bacteria. See, for example:
• Microbiome: The Inside Story (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/microbiome-the-inside-story/)
• Prebiotics: Tending our Inner Garden (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/prebiotics-tending-our-inner-garden/)
• What’s your Gut Microbiome Enterotype? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/whats-your-gut-microbiome-enterotype/)
• How to Change your Enterotype (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-to-change-your-enterotype/)
• How to Develop a Healthy Gut Ecosystem (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/How-to-Develop-a-Healthy-Gut-Ecosystem)
• How to Become a Fecal Transplant Super Donor (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/How-to-Become-a-Fecal-Transplant-Super-Donor)
• How to Reduce Your TMAO Levels (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/How-to-Reduce-Your-TMAO-Levels)

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