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“There is some evidence that they may protect the brains of younger and middle-aged people from damage – but their effect on the ageing brain is less clear.
“The latest study suggests phytoestrogens – in high quantity – may actually heighten the risk of dementia.”
The study is not yet conclusive.
Apparently “[t]he latest study also found that eating tempe (Tempeh according to Wikipedia), a fermented soy product made from the whole soy bean, was associated with better memory. … the beneficial effect of tempe might be related to the fact that it contains high levels of the vitamin folate, which is known to reduce dementia risk.” (Also see Lack of folic acid dementia link)