Does Eating Tofu Lower Sperm Count?


From Scientific American, a quick discussion on a report that recently came out indicating that a key compound in soy bean called phytoestrogens, mimics the female hormone estrogen. Estrogen has been shown to reduce testosterone levels in men.

In this study, half a serving of soy, on average, lowered sperm counts by 34 million per milliliter compared to those that ‘abstained’ from soy.

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