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Is soy milk good for you?

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Natural soy milk is full of protein, vitamins and minerals. However, soy does have a bad reputation for being unhealthy. It is up to consumers to weigh the benefits and negative effects and choose whether they wish to consume soy milk or not.

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Many soy milk products add flavoring and sugar that may be bad for human health. Soy milk is capable of causing a variety of health issues. Soy contains substances called isoflavones, which are plant-based compounds that mimic the female hormone. If too much is consumed, isoflavones may affect a body's hormonal balance to the point of developing leukemia or breast cancer.

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