A common question I get is, “Is soy bad for you, or is soy good for you?” And the answer is, the majority of the time, soy is bad for you, but sometimes it can be good for you. It depends on the form you’re buying it in, and I’m going to go over the benefits and the side effects of consuming the right and the wrong type of soy.
Soy milk is the liquid residue of cooked soybeans. However, many types of soy milk on the market are processed and not made with real soy beans. Fresh soy milk is best, and available at certain health food stores. If this isn’t easily found, you want to choose whole-bean soy milk – to avoid soy milk made from soy protein or soy isolate.
However, soy remains a controversial food — some praise its health benefits, while others claim it could be bad for you. This article examines the evidence for and against eating soy. Share on ...
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Depending on where you’re coming from, soy-based foods like tofu, soy milk, miso, tempeh, and edamame may sound like classic "health" foods. But to some, these grocery store items have developed ...
She cites many scientific studies and explains how the soy industry has twisted the results of scientific studies for marketing reasons, to make it appear that soy is good for us. If you think soy is a health food, read this book and you will emerge with a different point of view.
A new study shows that soy may protect you from BPA. Here’s what you need to know.
A common question I’ve received recently is, “Is soy bad for you?” The answer is, yes, the majority of the time. It all depends on the form you’re buying it in.
If you follow what the government and food industry tells you like a broken record, you probably still believe that soy has some health benefits and that it’s a good idea to consume at least some. After all, what could be bad about the innocent soy milk or tasteless tofu? Everything is wrong about it and we’ve been fed a bunch of lies.
If you've been giving soy milk the side-eye at the grocery store ever since hearing it might be linked to breast cancer, we don't blame you. But some of that rep is undeserved—and majorly confusing.