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What foods have nattokinase in them?

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Researchers first found nattokinase in the Japanese food natto, made with fermented soybeans. It seems that the fermentation process makes nattokinase. You can't get nattokinase from other soy foods.

From: Nattokinase WebMD Medical Reference

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Murakami, K. , 2012. Food & Function

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: "Nattokinase."

Nagata C. Dietary soy and natto intake and cardiovascular disease mortality in Japanese adults: the Takayama study. 2017

Kim JY, Gum SN, Paik JK, Lim HH, Kim K-C, Ogasawara K, Inoue K, Park S, Jang Y, Lee JH. 2008 Effects of nattokinase on blood pressure: a randomized, controlled trial.

Hsia CH, Shen MC, Lin JS, Wen YK, Hwang KL, Chamm TM, Yang NC. 2009 Nattokinase decreases plasma levels of fibrinogen, factor VII, and factor VIII in human subjects.

 

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on May 12, 2017

SOURCES:

Murakami, K. , 2012. Food & Function

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: "Nattokinase."

Nagata C. Dietary soy and natto intake and cardiovascular disease mortality in Japanese adults: the Takayama study. 2017

Kim JY, Gum SN, Paik JK, Lim HH, Kim K-C, Ogasawara K, Inoue K, Park S, Jang Y, Lee JH. 2008 Effects of nattokinase on blood pressure: a randomized, controlled trial.

Hsia CH, Shen MC, Lin JS, Wen YK, Hwang KL, Chamm TM, Yang NC. 2009 Nattokinase decreases plasma levels of fibrinogen, factor VII, and factor VIII in human subjects.

 

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on May 12, 2017

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