The time has come for men to be cheerful about soy proteins it has been shown that it reduces risk of prostate cancer.

It has been known that soy bean lower cholesterol, slow the development of diabetes, and improve overall health and it was often used by women in the post menopausal period.

A new study showed men who consumed soy protein-containing foods on regular basis had 30% lower chance of developing prostate cancer.

In the study the researchers were reviewing mortality rates and nutritional data for 42 countries and found that populations with a higher level of soy consumption had a lower incidence of prostate cancer mortality.

These new findings call for men to increase the consumption of soya protein in food and include products like tofu, tempeh, soya milk and other soya based products in the diet.