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... I'm thinking tofu may be healthier overall. ... (4 replies)
... Recently I've given thought to eating more of a vegetarian diet for health reasons. I've heard that tofu is a good protein source and is often used as a meat substitute in some meals. ... (4 replies)
... NOT just soy milk and tofu who's oppisition would be the dairy and meat industries. ... (22 replies)

... American men who ate the most tofu during midlife and they have found that they have up to 2.4 times the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. ... (22 replies)
... Soy contains plant estrogens known as phytoestrogens, not insulin. These plant estrogens have a similar effect on the human body as estrogen. Estrogen is predominately a female hormone. If you are a teenage male, I don't think you would be doing yourself any favors by taking in extra estrogen. ... (2 replies)
... I'd be curious to try tempeh, but I'd have to do some research on where to buy it. I've never heard of it before, and I don't think I've ever seen it in a store, at least around here. (4 replies)
... I've heard that fermented soy products such as tempeh or soy sauce are healthier than plain soybeans or concentrated soy protein. (4 replies)
... Yes, soy does have estrogenic properities but is more of a concern for females, if they have had hormone positive breast cancer. I believe it would have very little effect on a male's hormone balance. Keep in mind that soy also has a chemical called genisten, which many studies suggest is a cancer fighter. Soy is also good for the bones and easier on the kidneys, than animal... (4 replies)
... or your daughter are going to consume it, buy organic soy products. Many health experts advise staying away from most soy products except organic fermented tofu to eat in limited amounts. ... (1 replies)
... gatives about soy beans and soy products and made people think it is good for them. Soy Isoflavones are estrogenic like plant hormones. If you think taking extra estrogen is a good idea then soy products are for you. ... (22 replies)
... I won't quote the Lenin post from above ... for several reasons. 1. length 2. it is just cut and paste Soy propaganda. I didn't see any information about aluminum contamination (1000's of times higher than breast milk) excitotoxins that are known to destroy brain tissue especially the hippocampus, the adverse effects of isoflavones and its estrogenic effects, or how about the... (22 replies)
... Why would there be metal and solvents in tofu or in roated soybeans? ... (22 replies)
... Dr. Weil is a well-known, trusted resource on all things nutritional. Here's an excerpt from his website, he's answering a question from somebody with concerns about soy: I believe that physicians who advise women to avoid soy because of these theoretical concerns misunderstand the complexity of natural products. Just because soy contains stimulating phytoestrogens does... (34 replies)
... tofu is a good source but there are debates about high consumption of these, especially in men, because of effects on estrogen levels. soy products are also high in fat and have carbs, just something to be aware of when u consider where u get your calories from. ... (8 replies)
Soy: Good or BAD?
Mar 10, 2003
... I don't doubt that xenoestrogens play a part in cancer, all estrogens do. High estrogen levels promote cell multiplication and high levels are associated with increased risk of breast cancer, regardless of the source. ... (32 replies)




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