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Doctor insights on: Soy Protein

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Is soy protein isolate bad for you?

Is soy protein isolate bad for you?

Moderation: It is a protein supplement / replacement, depending on its use / your needs. Hydrate well. Discuss with your primary dr if any ongoing health conditions. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


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Is soy protein really as bad for boys as I've heard?

Is soy protein really as bad for boys as I've heard?

No: This an overblown concern. Other societies have much more soy in their diet than we do. ...Read more

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Are soy products safe/healthy? Particularly soy protein products?

Are soy products safe/healthy? Particularly soy protein products?

Yes: and yes. Men may want to limit soy based products which may contain estrogen like substances but you should be fine with them. ...Read more

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How are soy protein and way protein distinguished from each other?

How are soy protein and way protein distinguished from each other?

"Whey" better!: Both are good but whey, derived from milk protein is better. Soy is from soy beans, the prteins that mimic the Amino Acid composition best are better. Soy protein has only 70% of the efficiency of whey protein. I enjoy both! ...Read more

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Compare and contrast soy lecithin vs soy protein?

Compare and contrast soy lecithin vs soy protein?

Big difference!: Lecithin is a generic term to designate any group of yellow-brownish fatty substances occurring in animal and plant tissues composed of phosphoric acid, choline, fatty acids, glycerol, and triglycerides. An example-spray on pam! soy protein is prtein derived from soy, and contains Amino Acids necessary for life! ...Read more

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What effect does soy protein isolate have on gout?

What effect does soy protein isolate have on gout?

Less purines!: Soy protein does not contain the dna content of meat, hence less purines, which are converted into uric acid, the cause of gouty arthritis. Soy protein deoes not mirror the Amino Acid content of animal protein, so comparatively, whey protein from milk is better. The protein effiency index of soy is less than whey. Nutritional support may be necessary, if avoiding meat-b12, zinc, iron. ...Read more

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Do soy proteins help in estrogen production in women?

Maybe not really: It depends on the type of soy fermented vs non fermented and the amount consumed. In order to raise estrogen one needs to take a lot of soy daily. However in general estrogen deficiency is not very common but Progesterone deficiency very common. ...Read more

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Are soy proteins a better substitutes to animal proteins for a man of 69yrs suffering from diabetes?

Are soy proteins a better substitutes to animal proteins for a man of 69yrs suffering from diabetes?

Research shows bette: Research has shown that it is better which was published in journal of nutrition.The army veterans with advanced diabetes were able to lower unwanted protein in the urine and increase their HDL level in the blood by eating soy protein. ...Read more

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I feel really calm after taking soy protein.. Is this a good thing or bad? My mind goes quite and calm..

I feel really calm after taking soy protein.. Is this a good thing or bad?

My mind goes quite and calm..

Soy is a source of: protein and if you are not getting enough protein you may find it satisfying and therefore calming. Peace and good health. ...Read more