One of the benefits of drinking soy milk is the effect it has in dealing with problems experienced by those going through menopause. Soy milk is a good alternative for HRT or Hormone Replacement Therapy.
Women in the peri-menopausal phase suffer headaches, hot flushes, night sweats, insomnia and mood swings. Soy milk seen to help address some of these effects of menopause but without the added health risk of breast cancer.
Soy milk and other soy products contain high quantities of isoflavones which have estrogen-like properties. Reports have revealed that women in Japan rarely experience peri-menopause symptoms as compared to women in the west.
Why not make soy milk at home for a cool, refreshing drink and reap some health benefit of soy milk at the same time. Some smoothies with soy milk and fruit will certainly be a healthy breakfast to start a busy day.