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Soy milk and soy supplements are extracted from soybeans. Soy, which may have estrogen-like properties, is thought by some researchers to help memory, especially in postmenopausal women. However, trials on soy for memory and thinking in healthy older women, including a large trial in the Netherlands, have shown no benefit.
A trial of soy for people with Alzheimer’s is underway.