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What is the relationship between the intake of vegetable protein, including soy protein and chronic disease? (DGAC 2010)
Few studies are available and the limited body of evidence suggests that vegetable protein intake does not offer special protection against type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease and selected cancers.
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