Beyond overweight: nutrition as an important lifestyle factor influencing timing of puberty

“dietary patterns characterized by higher intakes of vegetable protein and isoflavones and lower intakes of animal protein may contribute to a lower risk of breast cancer or a lower total mortality.”

Isoflavones can be found in soy products. Vegetable protein comes from legumes (beans, peanuts), nuts, seeds, and grains. Animal protein comes from meat, fish, poultry, and dairy.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1753-4887.2011.00461.x/abstract

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