Lunasin is a group of amino acids, called a peptide, found in soybeans, oats, barley, and other plants.

Orally, lunasin is used for cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), high cholesterol, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and weight loss, but there is no good scientific evidence to support its use for any condition.

How does it work ?

Lunasin appears to prevent normal cells from turning into cancer cells. Lunasin seems to do this by blocking some of the key steps that take place when normal cells are exposed to certain cancer-causing chemicals called "carcinogens."

Lunasin might also decrease the amount of cholesterol made by the body. Lunasin might also have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.

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