is soy healthy?

Soy is healthy! It has phytoestrogens, which are protective, not harmful. Some people get it confused, because of the word estrogen. But researchers have found that women who eat the most soy reduce their risk of developing breast cancer. And, women diagnosed with breast cancer who eat the most soy live significantly longer and have a significantly lower risk of breast cancer recurrence.

Soy products have also been shown to be beneficial for:

  • Heart Health
  • Inflammation
  • Diabetes
  • Bone Health
  • Hot Flashes
  • and More!
power of soy
Soy is high in protein, calcium, and iron, as well as many other minerals, and has no cholesterol. So go ahead and eat your favourites – edamame, tempeh, tofu, miso – and feel good doing so. It may just be the perfect food!

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