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Is soy or tofu bad for you?

Is soy or tofu bad for you?

In general "No": Soy may be good for you unless you are allergic to it or have had breast cancer (those with estrogen receptors). Although once touted as beneficial in preventing breast cancer, soy may mimic estrogen action. In my view, anything in excess is not good for you, but given a choice between red meat and soy, soy would come out ahead health-wise. ...Read more

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Can you eat soy, why or why not?

Soy is : Delicious and healthy. It can be prepared many different ways. ...Read more

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How many processed foods contain soy?

How many processed foods contain soy?

Read the Label: This is a difficult question to answer as a variety of processed foods contain soy. Luckily food producers have to label soy as an ingredient in their products. If you would like to know what proceeded foods contain soy just read the food labels on packaging and they will let you know if soy is an ingredient. ...Read more

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Is there a way I can solve my soy intolerance?

Is there a way I can solve my soy intolerance?

Allergies: There is, but it takes quite a lot of time. There are allergy clinics that can do immunotherapy - essentially, they take an extremely small amount of the substance that causes you grief, and inject it under your skin. Over time, they increase this amount. Basically, it allows your immune system to get "used to" the substance until it does not react anymore. Good luck! ...Read more

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I enjoy eating soy. It's okay for daily-eating?

I enjoy eating soy. It's okay for daily-eating?

Soy: Soy has become very controversial over the past few years. Like anything else, make sure you come it it moderation. I recommend that you just eat soy that is guaranteed to be non-GMO. Also stick to the whole soy as much as you can and avoid products where the soy has been heavily processed. Choose to whole foods in great variety and make food your best medicine! ...Read more

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Is it true that soy is harmful in excess to boys?

Is it true that soy is harmful in excess to boys?

Hell no: "excess'' is always good. Oh, i see; you are right. Moderation. Yeah, don't gamble with their precious, irreplaceable lives. I agree; even girls. You r a smart cookie. ...Read more

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What foods contain soy that may not be so obvious?

As above : I am curious to know why this is important? ...Read more

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Is soy formula truly dangerous or is that a false statement?

Is soy formula truly dangerous or is that a false statement?

False; however...: We don't fully know the potential hazards of soy formula; more research is needed. What is known is ALL formulas are inferior to breast milk; breast feeding is ALWAYS the healthiest choice. If not possible then I advise organic milk formula- see http://tinyurl.com/lt2yv84 I only advise soy formula if it is clear a baby does not tolerate milk formula. See http://tinyurl.com/oubo3uf for more info. ...Read more

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