The Truth About Soy

The Truth About Soy


The soybean, which is a legume that’s native to East Asia in recent times, has gained a dual-reputation of being a “health” food as well as some sort of evil thing to avoid. Today, let’s look at some of the common claims behind soy, and clear up the confusion with current research-based evidence.

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The devilish venom directed towards the soy industry by some anti-establishment groups is, for the most part, OVERHYPED. Other than the potential concerns in those with pre-existent hypothyroidism, known allergies to soy and soy-based products (more common in children than adults), and soy-based formula use in preterm infants, consumption of soy is relatively harmless, and in many cases beneficial to health.


Soy has been a staple part of some of the healthiest regions in the world, including Asia-Pacific populations like the Okinawans. Nevertheless, it’s important to be careful of perceiving soy as a “superfood” based on positive press it’s been receiving in the scientific literature. It’s also important to realize that the soy industry has a staggering amount of financial capability to make sure this positive press continues. You, if soy works for you, at the best are better of consuming it moderately which is 2 to 3 servings, 2 to 4 of times in a week…

Now over to you, share with me your experience with soy foods also if you have any questions, do let me know. I’ll be happy to help you out.

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Anu

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